“Recently, design has also begun to re-engage with more speculative objects whose ambiguous…”

Posted on 10 October 2009 in General

“Recently, design has also begun to re-engage with more speculative objects whose ambiguous functionality contributes to the exploration of the social and the material, the political and the aesthetic. On the other hand the social sciences also work with objects, including categorical objects such as race, gender, and health, empirical objects ranging from the mundane to the exotic, and conceptual objects such as the notions social scientists use to understand and theorize the social.”

Design and Social Science Seminar Series 2009-2010

The Objects of Design and Social Science

Anne Galloway | Connecting material, spatial and cultural practices