VCUQatar Atrium, Education City, Doha.
This event is open to the public and no reservations are required.
About the lecture
"Towards a post-disciplinary practice: design education in cultural crisis"
In this lecture, Matt Ward will investigate the development of a post-disciplinary approach to design within Higher Education. Drawing on a range of projects, briefs and workshops developed at Goldsmiths over the last ten years, he will propose aradical pedagogy that looks for a new role for design in the 21st Century.
About Matt Ward
Designer, technology researcher and lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London, Matt Ward’s research is diverse in nature and includes the investigation of emerging technologies, design methods and processes and critical/speculative design practice. He is a member of DWFE; an experimental design syndicate producing projects that look at how artefacts, systems and material culture can offer some degree of relief from the emptiness of contemporary living.
Part of the 2012/2013 'Crossing Boundaries' Lecture Series
VCUQatar’s Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series reflects the cross-disciplinary nature of the featured speakers who are representatives of excellence in design thinking. Each speaker will present a paradigm of design thinking that seeks to evolve solutions to problems in innovative, creative ways.