Category Archives: Conference information
Jose Bernardi´s paper, ´Re-imagining Medellin: a narrative of communal hope strengthened by design´ (originally programmed for 1200 Thursday 8 Sept) has been moved to Friday 8 Sept., at 1000h, Room 2 (219), session: ´Re-imagining the City (4)´.
It´s a fine, sunny day with a light breeze here in Barcelona today. Yesterday we got word that Jaume Ciurana, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona is unable to attend the conference opening this afternoon. Llucia Homs, Director of Cultural Sector Development … Continue reading
Online registration will close on Friday 2 September. If you wish to register after that day, you will need to pay by cash at the conference reception, 1530h., FAD, PL. DELS ÀNGELS, 5-6 on Wednesday 7 September.
Due to lack of numbers, we have cancelled Tour 6 to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. However, they have kindly offered free entrance to the museum for all conference delegates. All other tours will go ahead. As we need … Continue reading
Jaume Ciurana Barcelona’s newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation (possibly one of the best jobs to do in the city?) will be present to help open the conference on Wednesday 7 September. Thanks to Jaume for agreeing … Continue reading
Viviana Narotzky, President of ADIFAD (hosts and sponsors of the conference), curator, writer, board member of FHD and a million other things has also curated, with Uli Marchsteiner, an exhibition that surveys 50 years of ADIFAD’s design prize, the Premis Delta. … Continue reading
The conference coincides, loosely, with the Barcelona Design Festival. For this the Barcelona Centre of Design has created a Barcelona Design Tour app and interactive website.
The Barcelona Design Hub, currently situated next to the Picasso Museum, has generously included free tickets to attend one of its exhibitions during the conference. These will be inluded in delegate packs. This is what they say about it: I/O/I. The … Continue reading
Are we at a particular juncture in the history of design and design activism? Are the effects of Peak Oil, global economic recession, transnational migration, the Arab spring and governmental policy crises conspiring to produce new ways of designing? What are … Continue reading