Tag Archives: Udk

CUT//ACT: Video (and) Activism

Have you ever wondered how media has changed over time, and how “video” has been used as a political tool? In this course, you will learn both, not least by producing an activist video yourself! You may improve your knowledge/skills … Continue reading

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Vilém Flusser und das lebende Archiv

„Der Hebel ist eine einfache Maschine. Sein Design folgt dem menschlichen Arm, er ist ein künstlicher Arm.“ [1]  Der Philosoph und Kulturtheoretiker Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) hat in seinem Werk viele derzeit aktuelle Themen vorweggenommen. Auch „die Offenheit seines Denkens und … Continue reading

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Bodylandscapingtime

How do artists „read“ a semi public research space? How can artists convey that which they find in the gap between knowledge and experience in medical research? Starting point for these explorations was a network of research, science and higher … Continue reading

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Wessen Wissen?

Das Graduiertenkolleg “Das Wissen der Künste” der UdK Berlin lädt zur Jahrestagung über die Wissenspolitiken der Künste und deren Erkenntnisansprüche. Dem diesjährigen Motto ‘Wessen Wissen?’ sind dabei folgende Leitfragen vorangestellt: “Welche Positionen beanspruchen die Künste im umkämpften Machtfeld des Wissens? Wie greifen … Continue reading

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Changing Worlds – Ideologies, Utopias and Ambitions in Science and Technology

The latest issue of the Graduate Journal of Social Sciences (GJSS) has a strong focus on Science and Technology Studies (STS) topics. Its title “Changing Worlds” alludes to multiple meanings as not only are we changing the world – or worlds –, but they … Continue reading

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RETHINK! Gender, Design and Media

Tomorrow (Friday, April 24) designtransfer presents the exhibition BLUE + PINK >>> RETHINK! of the international Gender Design Network (iGDN), as well as projects from the seminar “Gender Troublers” by students of the Berlin University of the Arts: Friday, 24 … Continue reading

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Design and Organization

  In order to design, Designers need tools, such as pencils, dremels, notebooks, software or brainstorm-sessions. In order to mediate between the ‘uncertain’ and the ‘real’, Designers also design tools, such as guiding systems, urban structures, services or interfaces. The … Continue reading

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Community Now? The Politics of Participatory Design

The Design Research Lab and the DGTF (German Society for Design Theory and Research) are currently preparing an international symposium which  focusses on current social developments and participatory community projects in Germany and Israel. Participatns from all over will present and … Continue reading

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Jeder kann hacken!

Schrauben lösen, Kabel neu verlegen: Messer, Gabel und Pudelmütze werden zum Input für den Computer. Wie das geht, zeigt das Design Research Lab heute während seines vierten Workshops zum kreativen Umgang mit Elektronik, im Rahmen der CodeWeek. Diesmal im Tieranatomischen Theater Berlin (Lenther … Continue reading

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Elektronische Sounds malen

Mit einem weiteren Workshop beteiligte sich das Design Research Lab Berlin heute aktiv an der CodeWeek. Diesmal: in Rottweil. Zur Diskussion standen Möglichkeiten und Anwendungsgebiete des Codings im Kontext von Sound: Wie kann man mit Hardware, Code und Farbe elektronische Musik … Continue reading

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„… macht aber viel Arbeit.“ (Tagung)

In der Auseinandersetzung mit den Künsten stehen gemeinhin die Ästhetik der Werke und die Kreativität der Produktionsprozesse im Vordergrund. Dass Kunst darüber hinaus, wie Karl Valentin es treffend auf den Punkt gebracht hat, viel Arbeit macht, bleibt zumeist unberücksichtigt. Dabei stehen … Continue reading

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“Die digitale Arbeitswelt gestalten!”

“Die digitale Arbeitswelt gestalten!” Unter diesem Motto findet heute die 6. Engineering- und IT-Tagung der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung in Kooperation mit der IG Metall in Rüsselsheim statt. Im Fokus stehen dabei auch Themen wie das Recht auf informationelle Selbstbestimmung als Voraussetzung dafür, … Continue reading

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Kollisionen

Was passiert, wenn Mode und Architektur kollidieren, Design beim Tanz aufschlägt oder Gesellschafts- und Wirtschafts- mit Visueller Kommunikation zusammenstößt? Was, wenn Textil- auf Textgestaltung trifft, Performance die urbane Raumplanung befragt oder Kulturtheorie durch bildende Kunst und Musik herausgefordert wird? In … Continue reading

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DFG Roundtable Design Research (Video)

The Design Research Lab conducted an intense two-days event: The DFG Roundtable Design Research. Numerous highly profiled positions from the international field have been brought together in order to compare, discuss and map the different approaches and perspectives within design … Continue reading

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F L U G M U S I K (Kollisionen 2014)

Eine Woche lang arbeiteten Studierende aus verschiedenen Fachbereichen der Berliner Universität der Künste (UdK) zusammen an fliegenden Klangobjekten und klingenden Flugobjekten. Objekte, die schweben, gleiten, geworfen oder katapultiert werden. Objekte, die klingen, singen, knattern und flüstern. Einzige Grundbedingungen: kein Strom, … Continue reading

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PACHA — Kollisionen von Tanz und Design

Im Rahmen der “Kollisionen 2014” (UdK) sah das Projekt PACHA eine Serie von Experimenten und Improvisationen vor. Ziel des Projektes und seiner Teilnehmer war es, sich mit Objekten und Materialien in RaumZeit-Konstellationen zu befördern, deren Wechselwirkungen Klang erzeugen. Aufgrund der … Continue reading

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“Flugmusik” – Jazz Institute Berlin meets Design Research Lab

[Dehnhard & Bieling: F L U G M U S I K] The Jazz Institute Berlin and the Design Research Lab are going to collaborate for early 2014. In the project Tilmann Dehnhard and Tom Bieling are going to work on flying … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Student Worker (f/m) in alternative Interaction.

Job Opportunity: Student Worker (f/m) in „alternative Interaction“. The Design Research Lab at Berlin University of the Arts is looking for two student workers (f/m) to support us in the project “SPEECHLESS” from now to June 2014 (4 – 6 … Continue reading

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Lorm Hand connects deaf-blind people with twitter

On the 4th October an impressive protest march of the deaf-blind took place in Berlin. Many of the participants took the opportunity to express and tweet their thoughts, demands, needs, wishes and requests with the @LormHand. The Lorm Hand is an … Continue reading

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Design Research Lab in Berlin NeuKölln

[Nacht und Nebel Installation: “Liebe Sonnenallee, “] As part of the Nacht und Nebel festival in Neukölln, the Community Infrastructuring Team of the Design Research Lab will present the next level of their hybrid letter box. Opinions will be collected and … Continue reading

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DFG Roundtable Design Research

The Design Research Lab at Berlin University of the Arts is looking forward to an intense two-days workshop next week: the DFG Roundtable Design Research. Even more, we are excited to meet our ca. 40 participants. The list of participants … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Internship at Design Research Lab Berlin

Das Design Research Lab der Universität der Künste Berlin sucht ab März/ April 2012 in Berlin eine/n Praktikant/in für 3 – 6 Monate im Projekt „Services für Demenz-Patienten“. Das übergreifende Ziel des Design Research Lab (www.drlab.org) besteht darin, durch praktische und theoretische Beiträge im … Continue reading

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Mobile Lorm Glove – A Communication device for deaf-blind people.

The Mobile Lorm Glove is a communication and translation device for the deaf- blind. It translates the hand-touch alphabet Lorm, a common form of communication used by people with both hearing and vision impairment, into digital text and vice-versa. The … Continue reading

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Mobile Alert Recognition (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Mobile Alert Recognition” is an application that identifies auditory alerts through signal recognition and informs the user about important events. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN RESERACH LAB of the University of the Arts in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Sign-to-Text (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Sign-to-Text” is an application for tracking fingeralphabet for SMS-use on Mobile Phones. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN RESERACH LAB of the University of the Arts in collaboration with T-Labs Berlin. . The project explores challenges and possibilites … Continue reading

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Feature Discussion: “Wie schaffen wir Designwissenschaft” (DRNetwork, 12.04.2011)

The official announcement will be posted here, as well as via DRNetwork and dgtf, soon!  So, this one’s only an advance notice: Feature Discussion auf DRNetwork – ‚Wie schaffen wir Designwissenschaft?’ 12.04.2011 ‚Wie schaffen wir Designwissenschaft?’ knüpft an die letzte … Continue reading

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Teilnahmeaufruf: 5. Kolloquium ‘Design Promoviert’

Zum Jubiläum mal wieder in Berlin: Wie schon beim allerersten mal, so werden wir auch das 5. Kolloquium »Design promoviert« wieder in Berlin durchführen. Diesmal an der Universität der Künste, der neuen Heimat des Design Research Lab. Am 4. Juni … Continue reading

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Call My Attention (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Call My Attention” is an application for immediate Line-of-Sight Signaling on Mobile Phones. The application proposes a mobile device function to be used like a remote control, for achieving immediate attention. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN … Continue reading

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Design Research Lab – Alles NEU!

On the occasion of Gesche Joost‘s inaugural lecture, the Design Research Lab recently celebrated a “houswarming” of its new office at the University of the Arts. In the course of the establishment of the endowed professorship, the research team transferred to the faculty … Continue reading

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