Changing Values

06. – 07.09.2019

Az W – Architekturzentrum Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna



A conference of the MAK and the Slovak Design Center together with the Architekturzentrum Wien and Kunsthalle Wien in the context of the program INTERREG V-A Slovakia-AustriaThe conference Changing Values focuses on topics such as “valuable data,” “innovative materials,” and “transformation design.” International architects, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs discuss possible synergies for the common search for sustainable strategies, ethical production conditions, and ecological justice, be it in the Global South or in the Global North.

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Schedule Friday, 6 September

6 p.m. Welcome Address
Angelika Fitz, Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W)
Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK)
Mária Rišková, Slovak Design Center (SDC)
Keynote Lectures
Yasmeen Lari
Sarah Spiekermann-Hoff
Chaired by: Angelika Fitz, Az W, and Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, MAK

Schedule Saturday, 7 September

11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Panel I  / Valuable Data

Paul Feigelfeld
Peter Mörtenböck and Helge Mooshammer
Katja Schechtner
Chaired by: Vanessa Joan Müller, Kunsthalle Wien
1–2:30 p.m. Lunch break
2:30–4:30 p.m.
Panel II / Innovative Materials

Ena Lloret-Fritschi
Thomas Traxler
Seetal Solanki
Lilo Viehweg
Chaired by: Vlasta Kubušová, crafting plastics! studio
4:30–5 p.m. Coffee break

5–7 p.m.
Panel III / Transformation Design

Harald Gruendl
Nikolaus Hirsch
Anab Jain
Johannes Strohmayer
Chaired by: Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, MAK


Practical Information

Architekturzentrum Wien
Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna

6 / 7 September 2019

Admission is free
Conference in English

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The collaboration between the Slovak Design Center and the MAK and its partner institutions is co-financed with funds from the EU program Interreg V-A Slovakia–Austria (project “Design & Innovation”).




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