HUMAN BY MACHINE


How can the digital revolution of our times be used for human beings as best as possible and how can we cope with predictable misdevelopments? HUMAN BY MACHINE presents various design projects by students and alumni of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, which were created in exchange with students and teachers of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava.

Interdisciplinary teams worked out interpretations, interventions, and objects on the following topics: the role and responsibility of design; changing role of designers; transdisciplinary correlations, copyright versus open design; Social Design and materials; consumer oriented perception of design; digital revolution as cyberwar, Industry 4.0, robotics; interface between man and machine (private life). Topics as the development of new design strategies for dissemination; design and new materials and technologies as well as social design strategies and a collection of best practice models of new design strategies will be exhibited in Vienna and Bratislava.

Artists
Catalin Betz, Pavel Naydenov, Wagner Felipe dos Santos, Gabriela Urrutia Reyes, Magdalena Marie Friedl

Curators
Marcel Benčík, Christina May Yan Carli, Elisabeth Haid, Ruth Mateus-Berr, Klára Prešnajderová, Mária Rišková, Pia Scharler, and Marlies Wirth

OpeningTue, 2 July 2019, 7 p.m. Facebook Event >>


A presentation of the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in cooperation with the Slovak Design Center and the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava in the context of the program INTERREG V-A Slovakia–Austria, project “Design & Innovation.”

 

        

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Date
03.07. – 28.07.

Location
MAK

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