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Posted Thu, 2011-03-10 11:53 by Hanna Kapanen

The results of the Fantasy Design project as well as the design processes will be featured in a playfully designed exhibition in Design museum Gent Belgium. The touring exhibition will open on 12th of March and will be open until 13th of June.

Also an international conference is held in Gent Belgium on 11th and 12th of March  2011 evalueting the Fantasy Design project and its methods inviting also other interensting guests sharing their experience in design education.

Programme


Fantasy Design Conference on Design Education
Involving Children and Young People in designing the Future


Friday 11th of March 2011
Design museum Gent, Belgium


12.00: registration and lunch


13.00: welcome / introduction


Lieven Daenens, director Design museum Gent and Bernadette De Loose, head of the
education service of Design museum Gent and Belgian coordinator of the Fantasy Design
project


13.15: keynote lecture
How do the collaborators of JAS involve young people during their activities to discover
their neighborhood and to design it?
Sebastian Schlecht, JAS (Jugend Architectur Stadt)


14.00: insights to Fantasy Design in Community projects / case studies (five speakers’
forming an overview of project activities)


Looping the backyard
Jaana Räsänen, architect and architecture educator, Finland


The Caravan
Bart Baccarne, designer, Belgium


Living Fantasy
Annemette Karpen, designer, Denmark


Redesign from recycling. Artifacts and ornaments
Josué Gamonal, designer, Spain


Packaging design for food
Nikolaj Hygebjerg, designer, Denmark


15.30: workshops (The workshops are organized into sessions in connection with the
presentations of the Fantasy Design activities presented. We recommend that where possible
you select your preferred session in advance and sign in the workshop where you would like
to join during registration.)


Workshop 1
Looping the backyard
Jaana Räsänen, architect and architecture educator, Finland


Workshop 2
The Caravan
Bart Baccarne, designer, Belgium


Workshop 3
Living Fantasy
Annemette Karpen, designer, Denmark


Workshop 4
Redesign from recycling. Artefacts and ornaments
Josué Gamonal, designer, Spain

Workshop 5
Packaging design for food
Nikolaj Hygebjerg, designer, Denmark


17.00: plenary session
What we learned today- Presentation of the results of the different workshops


Saturday 12th of March 2011


9.00: welcoming and keynote speech
Developing design education in the UK
Kevin Jones, director Attainment Partnership (UK)


9.45-10.45: presentations on central themes of Fantasy Design in Community


Sustainable design
Mette Bak Andersen


Participatory design
Sebastian Schlecht


Design for all
Jeremy Walton


11.30: workshops (The workshops are organized into sessions in connection with the
presentations of the Fantasy Design central themes presented. We recommend that where
possible you select your preferred session in advance and sign in the workshop where you
would like to join during registration.)


Workshop 1
Creative ways of teaching design
Kevin Jones


Workshop 2
Sustainable design
Mette Bak Andersen


Workshop 3
Participatory design
Sebastian Schlecht


Workshop 4
Design for all
Jeremy Walton


13:45: plenary session
What we learned today - Presentation of the results of the different workshops


14.15: closing of conference


14.30: farewell drink


More information:
Email: museum.design@gent.be
www.designmuseumgent.be

11.03.2011 - 12.03.2011

Posted by: Hanna Kapanen