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Health Cultures (Group BODY: Care)

‘Health Cultures - Healthcare and Multiculturalism’ is a 2-year ongoing design research project that looks at the health sector and how it is developing within the context of a growing multicultur...

2021-08-16 09:44:03
Post-Labouratory (Group BODY: Care)

The Post-Labouratory is an answer to the rapid automation of labour and the resulting cultural crisis. It liberates us from the idea of the necessity of labour and supports us in discovering our true ...

2021-08-16 09:56:27
ACTING THINGS. Black on White is White on Black (Group BODY: Work)

The installation shows two perspectives on the ongoing project series ACTING THINGS, that investigates processes of production as socio-material ritual, play or choreographies of daily life. Till now ...

2021-08-16 10:06:12
Co-production Teatime (Group BODY: Work)

Co-production Teatime is a prototype developed to support inquiry processes in co-production – the close collaboration and co-creation of knowledge between academic researchers and partners from ind...

2021-08-16 10:14:40
Office for Bureaucritic Imagination - State of Exception (Group Body: Work)

The “Office for Bureaucritic Imagination – State of Exception” is a participatory speculative performance inspired by Hannah Arendt and Giorgio Agamben’s philosophy on the potential of active ...

2021-08-16 10:17:04
The Library of Engagements (Group COMMUNITY: Commons)

The ‘Library of Engagements’ is a live installation. It is a participatory design tool for engaging citizens in the production of space, urban and architectural design in the city. This piece of w...

2021-08-16 10:26:45
Everyone shares in Hasselt. A perspective on the political potential of Spatial commoning (Group COMMUNITY: Commons)

Sustainability is an important topic on the agenda of many cities today, certainly since the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were officially launched in 2016. To further investigate this meani...

2021-08-16 10:31:00
WegenWerken - A design journey down the slow roads (Group COMMUNITY: Commons)

The project ‘WegenWerken’ (RoadWorks) looks into the role of soft connections in the city of Genk to visualise and encourage their future as public spaces by contributing to community life, local ...

2021-08-16 10:38:16
Master Plan for Duamdong, co-operative art project (Group COMMUNITY: Commons)

The project Master Plan for Duamdong was presented as a suggestion for the local population, city planners and politicians to contemplate on, test and negotiate with each other the near future of the ...

2021-08-16 10:44:31
Democratic Drinking Bar (Group COMMUNITY: Representation)

The Democratic Drinking Bar is an interactive situated action by Ann De Keersmaecker that intervenes in the PDC2018 official reception bar. The drinks menu of the Democratic Drinking Bar is created to...

2021-08-16 10:52:33
De Eendagspartij (The One-day Party)(Group COMMUNITY: Representation)

De Eendagspartij (The One-day Party) is an intervention that aims to give citizens, in light of the upcoming local elections in Belgium, a platform to voice their own views as opposed to having to con...

2021-08-16 10:56:09
Towards Togetherness: Probing as a Decolonizing Approach (Group COMMUNITY: Representation)

Probology is an approach that uses probes to encourage subjective engagement, empathetic interpretation and a pervasive sense of uncertainty. Some of the probes that were designed and used for the PhD...

2021-08-16 11:09:32
Play-Workshop-Space (Group CITY: Sustainability)

Play-Workshop-Space is an installation that enables multiple activities to happen at Z33. These include presentations, workshops, talks and exhibition display. The underlying theme and goal of these a...

2021-08-16 11:13:37
More-than-Human Urban Futures: Walking towards speculative participatory design to avoid ecocidal smart cities (Group CITY (Sustainability)

The turn to participation within smart cities has so far struggled to address a human-exceptionalist notion of cities, where urban space is designed for, and inhabited by, humans only. Within the age ...

2021-08-16 11:16:03
mijnKool, Organic Photography as a Participatory Design Method (Group CITY: Sustainability)

mijnKOOL is an artistic participatory research project in which photographer Kristof Vrancken and design studio SOCIAL MATTER examined the soil quality and composition in Genk by using red cabbage as ...

2021-08-16 11:22:45
Cirkel Sector Lab: Sustaining Design Projects (Group City: Sustainability)

For the situated action we focus on Cirkel Sector Genk. A mobile design studio on a mission to shape the circular economy in Genk based on local resources and knowledge. The design projects that are b...

2021-08-16 11:40:36
Data Objects for Hasselt and Genk (Group CITY: Data)

Design-led activism seeks to create a counter-narrative to motivate social, institutional, environmental or economic change. At PDC 2018 we will perform design-led activism through the design and depl...

2021-08-16 11:43:48
Designing for a City of Lies. How to Rethink Belgium’s Smartest City Through Engaging the Imaginaries of Its Local Citizens (Group CITY: Data)

In order to meaningfully speculate on what a city could become, we need to first understand what a city currently is. Designing for a City of Lies is a project that sets out to answer this question, n...

2021-08-16 11:47:37