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The Dutch Gebruiker Centraal (User Needs First) community will be hosting the three-day International Design in Government Conference in Rotterdam, on 18-20 November 2019. The conference is part of the International Design in Government Community.

The deadline for session proposals is 10 September.

TYPE OF SESSIONS:
Presentations, workshops and masterclasses by professionals working in the fields of service design, user-centered policy making and related fields.
Share, translate and re-use sessions, in which educational material (workshop templates, online courses, etc.), is shared. The idea is to go beyond inspiring participants and to provide them with material and tools they can use the next day.
Half-day excursions for international visitors in the afternoon on the pre-conference day (nov 18).

For more information please visit: conference/speaker-info
22.08.2019 um 14:35 Uhr
An der UdK Berlin ist in der Fakultät Gestaltung – Institut für Produkt- und Prozessgestaltung (Fachgebiet
Designforschung) – ab sofort folgende Stelle zu besetzen:
WISSENSCHAFTLICHE/R MITARBEITER/IN (m/w/d) mit dem Forschungsschwerpunkt „Produktionsmöglichkeiten der Maker-Kultur“.

Die Position wird im Rahmen des Weizenbaum-Instituts für die vernetzte Gesellschaft - Das Deutsche InternetInstitut - vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) finanziert.

Zum Aufgabengebiet gehört die wissenschaftliche Projektkoordination – die Leitung, Gestaltung und Koordination der Forschungsgruppenaktivität der Forschergruppe.

Vorausgesetzt werden unter anderem ein abgeschlossenes, einschlägiges, wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium im Design oder einer angrenzenden Disziplin, eine abgeschlossene Promotion oder weitgehend abgeschlossenes Promotionsvorhaben so wie sehr gute Kenntnisse des internationalen einschlägigen Forschungs- und Entwicklungsstandes zu Open Labs.

Ihre schriftliche Bewerbung richten Sie bitte mit aussagefähigen Bewerbungsunterlagen unter Angabe der Kennziffer bis zum 31. August 2019 auf dem Postweg an die Universität der Künste Berlin - ZSD 1 -, Postfach 12 05 44, 10595 Berlin. Mit der Abgabe einer Bewerbung geben Sie Ihr Einverständnis, dass Ihre Daten elektronisch verarbeitet und gespeichert werden.

Folgen Sie dem Link für mehr Informationen: Stellenausschreibungen
22.08.2019 um 13:50 Uhr
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Case studies and prototypes for Gendered Design in STEAM
in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Carleton University in Canada is launching a call for expressions of interest on Gendered Design in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). This call is part of an explorative research program and is funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC, Canada).

The definition of Gendered Design used by this call is the practice of reflecting upon and incorporating gendered considerations when designing technology-based solutions, applications, methods or processes. Gendered considerations especially pertain to women, who are too often underrepresented and/or overlooked in technical and design fields. It is intended that such an approach will lead to and promote new or improved services, products, processes and systems designed using gender analysis, generating substantial benefits for society and advancing gender equality.

Individuals and institutions are invited to submit expressions of interest in one of the two following streams:
• Stream 1: “Case Studies” - 15 to 20 grants between $10,000 and $15,000 CAD each;
• Stream 2: “Case Study + Prototype” - 10 grants of a maximum of $35,000 CAD each.

Submission deadline: September 27, 2019

Please follow the link for the full text of the call: gendered-design
21.08.2019 um 12:10 Uhr
Aktuelle Ausschreibungen: CfP | EvoMUSART Conference
EvoMUSART Conference
April 2020 in Seville, Spain
Submission Deadline: 1 November 2019

The use of Computational Intelligence for the development of artistic systems is a recent, exciting and significant area of research. There is a growing interest in the application of these techniques in fields such as: visual art and music generation, analysis, and interpretation; sound synthesis; architecture; video; poetry; design; and other creative tasks.

The main goal of evoMUSART is to bring together researchers who are using Computational Intelligence techniques for artistic tasks, providing the opportunity to promote, present and discuss ongoing work in the area.

Topics of Interest
Submissions should concern the use of Computational Intelligence techniques (e.g. Evolutionary Computation, Artificial Life, Machine Learning, Swarm Intelligence) in the generation, analysis and interpretation of art, music, design, architecture and other artistic fields. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Generation
Systems that create drawings, images, animations, sculptures, poetry, text, designs, webpages, buildings, etc.;
Systems that create musical pieces, sounds, instruments, voices, sound effects, sound analysis, etc.;
Systems that create artefacts such as game content, architecture, furniture, based on aesthetic and functional criteria;
Robotic-Based Evolutionary Art and Music;
Other related artificial intelligence or generative techniques in the fields of Computer Music, Computer Art, etc.

For more information please visit evomusart2020
21.08.2019 um 11:55 Uhr
RGD’s International Journal of Graphic Design Pedagogy and Practice is a platform for discourse on the role of design education and design educators in the 21st century. The journal explores aspects of teaching and learning in a visual communication design context, including: curriculum development, design research, critical pedagogy, strategies, and methodologies. The journal welcomes submissions from educators, practitioners, and students that include case studies, pilot and research projects, and literature reviews.

Design has tremendous power to engage with global, social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges. It is useful for design educators to reflect on where design has been and to think about where it will go in order to understand how design pedagogy can prepare students to be agents of and for change.

What considerations and issues must educators address in order to best prepare the next generation of designers? By examining the evolving contexts and practices of design around the world, the journal seeks areas of opportunity in which design curricula and the industry can evolve.

Deadline for submissions: 9 November 2019
Publication date: DesignThinkers 2020 (October 24-25)

Website: GDPP
For questions please write an email to: vpeducation@rgd.ca.
13.08.2019 um 11:15 Uhr
Senior lecturer in design specialising in design studies
Employment level: Open ended
Location: Academy of Design and Crafts
Apply by: 2019-08-09

HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts will merge with Valand Academy on 1 January 2020. Along with the Academy of Music and Drama, the new academy HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design together form Scandinavia’s biggest Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, offering a unique breadth in artistic education and research. The HDK is centrally located in Gothenburg and collaborate closely with actors in local and regional cultural life, as well as having a wide-ranging international network and many international partners.

HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design is looking for a senior lecturer in design specialising in design studies for a position amounting to 80% of full-time. Tasks include the development of theorising and the contextualization of the subject area of design in our courses and study programmes. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of networks and collaborations within and outside the academic world, nationally as well as globally.

HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design aims to contribute to and work for sustainable development and in this endeavour, design has a clear and active part to play. The position offers an opportunity to work together with other colleagues to develop and strengthen the area of design studies at all levels of education and to define the research direction of the subject area at the University. HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design, the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, and the University of Gothenburg together offer a wide-ranging network with many opportunities for various forms of collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Apply here

Visit the website for more information at: www.hdk.gu.se
23.07.2019 um 10:04 Uhr
Application period August 01 – October 01, 2019

The M.A. program »Integrated Design« offers you a specific range of design perspectives in four thematic clusters:

Visual Cultures & Politics
Social & Public Innovation
Urban Intensities & Resources
Material Systems & Lab Culture

We welcome applicants who are looking to engage with, explore, and pursue these cross-cutting clusters and perspectives. They are the gateway to in-depth research and aim to push, transform, and recalibrate the limits of design, theory, practice, and disciplinary methodologies. As a Master student, you will be able to immerse yourself in an integrated, intercultural, and interdisciplinary setting and work in research- and practice-based design processes. Apply now!

For further information visit: https://kisd.de/ma-integrated-design
18.07.2019 um 13:19 Uhr
Design Lab #4
Design for collaborative cities by DESIS Network*
Berliner Kunstgewerbemuseum
– 21.07.2019

Im Rahmen des Design Lab#4 veranstaltet das Berliner Kunstgewerbemuseum in Kooperation mit der Italienischen Botschaft Berlin eine Pop-Up Ausstellung die sich der Projektarbeit des DESIS Network widmet, das 2008 von dem italienischen Designtheoretiker Ezio Manzini gegründet wurde.

Vor dem Hintergrund des Leitsatzes „Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability“ verfolgt das DESIS Network ein bestimmtes Ziel: die Förderung von Designhochschulen in ihrer Rolle als agents of change. In Zusammenarbeit mit Hochschulen auf der ganzen Welt werden die DESIS Labs dazu genutzt, Ideen zu sozialen Innovationen, partizipativen Städten und kreativer Gemeinschaft zu entwickeln. Die DESIS Labs agieren als Reallabore, in denen angehende Designer*innen projektbasierend Themenfelder erforschen, mit denen die Gesellschaft von morgen konfrontiert sein wird.

Die Ausstellung präsentiert eine Auswahl der vielfältigen Arbeit der DESIS Labs mit Fokus auf dem Thema Städtebau. Dabei wird in vier aussagekräftigen Schwerpunkte unterschieden: Design für den sozialen Zusammenhalt, Design für die Stärkung von Gemeinschaften, Design für urbane Produktion und Design für urbane Infrastruktur. Den Auftakt der Ausstellung macht Ezio Manzini mit dem Vortrag „Design für collaborative cities – Weaving people and places in fluid urban spaces“.

www.smb.museum.de
17.07.2019 um 14:13 Uhr
Ausstellung: SOCIAL DESIGN
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG)
– 27. Oktober

Bewohnerfreundliche Städte, menschenwürdige Unterkünfte für Geflüchtete, nachbarschaftliches Gärtnern, Technikwerkstätten für alle, ein Webstuhl zur Existenzgründung, ein Solarkiosk oder ein mobiler Schlafwagen für Obdachlose: Immer mehr Menschen engagieren sich weltweit privat oder beruflich, weil sie etwas verändern wollen.
Das Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG) nimmt in der Ausstellung Social Design die Rolle der Gestalter*innen in den Blick und stellt Lösungsansätze, bereits erfolgreich laufende Projekte und Gestaltungsprozesse aus dem Feld des Social Design vor. Zu sehen sind 25 internationale und eine Reihe ausgewählter lokaler Projekte aus den Bereichen Urbaner Raum und Landschaft, Wohnen/Bildung/Arbeit, Produktion, Migration, Netzwerke und Umwelt.

www.mkg-hamburg.de
16.07.2019 um 16:03 Uhr
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