När: 29/11, kl. 9.30-16.00
Var: Kulturparken Småland/Zoom
Varmt välkomna till ett seminarium som prövar designmuseers roll idag och i framtiden!
Hur kan vi lära om och omforma designmuseipraxis och möjliggöra andra designhistorier? Under seminariet Imagine Elsewhere: A Day for Re-Thinking Design Museums, tisdag 29 november, delar flera nationella som internationella designpraktiker och forskare med sig av sina erfarenheter.
På seminariet deltar Lisa Baumgarten (Institute of Design Research), Michael Law Barrett (Världskulturmuseerna), Vanessa Zeissig (scenograf och forskare), Anja Neidhardt (Umeå universitet), Christina Zetterlund (hantverks- och designhistoriker), Setareh Noorani (arkitekt och forskare), Anna Westman Kuhmunen (Ájtte – Svenskt Fjäll- och Samemuseum) och Sabrina Rahman (University of Exeter).
Seminariet arrangeras av forskningsprojektet Designhistoria i andra geografier (Linnéuniversitetet, finansierat av Riksantikvarieämbetet), Lära om arkivet (Designarkivet, finansierat av Kulturrådet och Region Kalmar Län) och forskningsprojektet Att omskapa design genom feministiska metoder (Designhögskolan och Genusforskarskolan vid Umeå universitet).
Arrangemanget hålls på engelska, delta på plats hos Kulturparken Småland eller på länk!
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The Leftovers: Digesting Design Education
Lisa Baumgarten is a critical design mediator working in design, research, as writer and as teacher/learner. She is the co-creator of the participatory research platform Teaching Design which focuses on design education from intersectional feminist perspectives. Since Oct 2022 Lisa is a guest professor at Studiengruppe Informationsdesign (Communication design) at Burg Giebichenstein, University of Art and Design Halle. Her current research focuses on design mediation as critical practice and the potentials and shortfalls of institutional critique within design study programs.
Michael Law Barrett
An Afropean Museum? Creolization and Care in Ethnography Collections
Michael Barrett is an anthropologist, researcher, and curator of the African collections at the National Museums of World Culture in Sweden. His research focuses on the history of the collections, as well as the representation of Africa and people of African descent in museums and other popular mediation practices.
The Failure of Literary Museums: Re-thinking Museum Transformation
Vanessa Zeissig holds a PhD at the intersection of scenography, design theory and museology. Her research focuses on the transformation of museums and the political dimension of scenography, space, and design from a feminist perspective. She is a research assistant for cultural education and diversity at the Institute for Cultural Policy at the University of Hildesheim.
Cultivating Metabolic Spaces for Matters of Care at Alternative Design Museums
Anja Neidhardt is a doctoral candidate at Umeå Institute of Design and at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies, both at Umeå University, Sweden. Her PhD research project focuses on the question of how design museums can be disentangled from oppressive systems like patriarchy, so that they become able to support change towards more justice. Before starting her PhD in 2019, she worked as a design journalist and educator.
Learning and Listening with Other Geographies
Christina Zetterlund is craft and design historian active as associate professor at Linneaus University (Växjö, Sweden) and as free-lance curator and writer. She is working with history writing practices where craft and design become a lens for critically analysing social conditions.
Collecting Otherwise – The Tool-shed: A Testing Ground for Tools and Methodologies
Setareh Noorani is an architect, researcher, zinester and is part of various experimental collectives. She uses various media in her projects and artistic contributions to explore ways of publicizing and embodying, questioning processes of trauma and time; always moving in the grey space between academic research and art.
Anna Westman Kuhmunen
Making Spaces for Indigenous Archives
Anna Westman Kuhmunen is curator at Ájtte, Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum in Jokkmokk Sweden and a PhD candidate at the department of History of Religions at Stockholm University. Her thesis is about Sami religion in 1670 to 1780 with a focus on lived religion and the religious practices of women.
Race and Empire in the Design Museum: Working with Artists and Collections to Reframe the Global Nineteenth Century
Sabrina Rahman is an art and design historian whose research examines issues of diaspora and interior design in Britain, Central Europe, and South Asia of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a Lecturer in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter since 2016.
Collective making with the participants in Växjö
Thank you and end of day
During the day we will serve coffee and tea. Please sign up for the seminar via e-mail to email@example.com, and let us know if you like to participate on location or via Zoom as well as if you have any food preferences. There is a limited number of seats for 40 participants on location in Växjö.