The SDN supports the dissemination and publication of research and other efforts by up and coming researchers and PhD candidates at Swiss Art and Design Universities. This can be done through workshops and various public formats.
The podcast that explores design as planetary praxis. In each episode Michaela Büsse speaks to artists, filmmakers, designer, architects or researchers whose practice explores entanglements between society, technology and environment. Together they discuss how histories, geographies and politics shape practices and how, in return, these practices shape our being in the world.
New complex challenges and ideological shifts are shaking the very foundations of our society. Despite living in a highly informed and hyperconnected world, alienation and polarisation are evident in society. Digital media and communication tools are mostly perceived as progressive but they contribute to communication becoming increasingly abstract.