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Masterstudio Experimental Design // Transversal Design*

The Masterstudio Experimental Design critically examines contemporary ways of living and aims at designing possible futures. A research-based engagement with current social and environmental challenges such as climate change, social inequality, migration, demographic change, and technological transformations of our live worlds is fundamental to the students' work. We translate a norm-critical, post-disciplinary and post-anthropocentric stance into experimental design practice.Experimental Design means developing an autonomous, research-driven design practice, which has a direct impact on different areas of social life. A post-disciplinary approach aids in identifying and exploring new fields of design. The program’s tutors, researchers from HyperWerk and the Critical Media Lab, and external experts accompany and inform the students’ practice-led project work. As a member of the Masterstudio Experimental Design, you will design collective experiments and develop exemplary scenarios, speculative models, and radical proposals for societies and worlds in transition.

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Start of semester
September (Week 38)
Next start
Mon. 19.09.2024 see Master Transversal Design*

 

* New as of fall semester 2024/25: Master's programme in Transversal Design / Subject to def. approval by University Board

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Institute Experimental Design and Media Cultures (IXDM)

to Institute Experimental Design and Media Cultures (IXDM)

Masterstudio Design (MA) IXDM

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Basel Academy of Art and Design, Masterstudio Design (MA) IXDM Tower: D 4.05 Freilager-Platz 1 CH - 4142 Münchenstein near Basel

Dreispitz Basel

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Basel Academy of Art and Design Freilager-Platz 1 4142 Münchenstein near Basel
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