What kind of world we want to live in after this pandemic passes, and what choices designers - and the general public too - in building such a future? The present crisis is tragic in all sorts of ways, but it is also a shock to the system that allows us to rethink all sorts of aspects of our lives that we had assumed could simply not be changed. For example: how are cities organized; our dependency on travel; where and how the local economy interfaces with the global economy; and the role design has to play in all of this?
Joseph Grima is a British architect, who has a versatile career and background in exhibition curating, research and writing. He has worked with many design and architecture biennals around the world. Currently Grima works in both Milan and Eindhoven, as he is the creative director at Design Academy Eindhoven, and the chief curator of design at Triennale di Milano. He has previously also been the editor-in-chief of Domus design magazine. Joseph Grima is an architect, curator, researcher and editor, Habitare International Friend 2021. Read more: https://habitare.messukeskus.com/international-friend/inf-2020/?lang=en
- Date: 15.9.2021 15:00 - 16:00
- Location: Arena
- Performers: Joseph Grima