Cultures of Connection
May 3, 14:00
What are the design challenges to bridging local capacities and building new material ecologies? This talk will explore the potential for young designers to engage with regenerative material systems and develop appropriate technologies of making, with a focus on fibre and regional infrastructures. Prof Dr Lucy Norris teaches Design Research at Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, and is affiliated to the DFG Cluster of Excellence ‘Matters of Activity’. Lucy trained as a social anthropologist at University College London, and has researched cultural economies of textile making, use, reuse and recycling in India and the UK, and the global circulation of waste clothing.