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Bad Gastein

Exploring the former Monte Carlo of the Alps

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Unlayering Centers - Platz für Originale

Reframing the traditional urban planning perspective by emphasizing the idea of ‘human’ elements

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questionism

Exploring the transformative potential of questions

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short movie on Social Design

Watch a short movie about the Social Design studio

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Schallaburg

exhibition on the cultural- and contemporary history of craftsmanship / Schallaburg 2019

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(Im)material Resources

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(Im)material Resources

urban mining - the city as a source of (im)material resources

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AZW Care & Repair

A public workspace in the framework of the Vienna Biennale 2017

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Opening Up for Circular Change

Deconstruction and Re-Use of materials within the city development of Vienna

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OMI

OMI is an investigation into the the potentials for Re-use and Urban Mining of construction waste.

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Lost and Found

An Exhibition + a site intervention to enhance the resources of ‘Nordbahnof’.

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The Ground Tour

The Ground Tour was an explorative excursion to what's behind the Italian Renaissance facades.

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PK 5500

A project using creative tools for engagement with the local community in Lovech, Bulgaria.

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#analogposting

Intensive distribution of positive impulses through sticky notes in a politically heated atmosphere.

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Die Labile Botschaft

An advocate for a culture of diversity and platform for exchange around belonging.

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TerPra calls PraTer

Narrative Interventions as Strategy for Site Description and Social Transformation

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global studio

Observing and experiencing team and presentation skills in context of a design process.

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Meine Favoriten Deine Favoriten

grasping Vienna's 10th district

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A Temporary Collective Memory - The Design Mu

Permanent Temporality of Refugee Camps

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Kanal 10 — a visual bridge

The ship is the heterotopia par excellence. Michel Foucault

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Some Call Them Balkans

'Some Call Them Balkans’ is a frame for the next Ground Tour (#1), taking place in 2018/19.

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GELATI TALKS

GELATI TALKS was a public installation to challenge discourse within upcoming socio-spatial changes.

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Handy made

Playful strategies against Nomophobia

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Auschwitz on Sale

a temporary inflatable installation in historically loaded places in Cracow

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In Progress

Unentdeckte Möglichkeiten von Stadtmobiliar

Unentdeckte Möglichkeiten von Stadtmobiliar

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Oskar Nimmt Platz

A public square as open platform for the University of Applied Arts Vienna

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The Invisibles

“The Invisibles” addresses the situation of Roma people in Bulgaria and Macedonia

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Kinderuni

Social Design workshops at the annual children's art university

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Un.documented

Creating resilience in Roma communities

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Wagon Wide Web

Connecting passengers of the train between Bratislava and Vienna through of stories of commuters.

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Shared Walks

An initiative that promotes social encounters by movement in the city

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SecuriWas?

on the conditions of new and precarious labour in the security sector

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Radical Housing

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Radical Housing

Examining issues of housing and co-existence in urban and rural contexts.

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Urbane Knautschzone mit Potential

Interdisciplinary research study on a public space in Vienna's 2nd district

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EinHaken

neighborhood and how to contribute to it

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Aus dem Rahmen

„Aus dem Rahmen“ aims to create visibility and exchange for elderly queer people.

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U2 Turnover

Turnover = to bring the bottom to the top or vice versa; to invert

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Anton Brenner’s „Wohnmaschine“

Visit to Anton Brenner’s „Wohnmaschine“ on March 8th 2017.

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Urbanize 2016 Opening Parade

A cooperation for the Urbanize 2016 Opening Parade in Vienna!  

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Fanzine #2 – Wahnsinn

Output of the Focus Week on issues of housing and co-existence.

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Demut

Eine filmische Auseinandersetzung mit Austrofaschismus und Nationalsozialismus. 

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Fair.versity 2016

The Social Design Studio was invited to participate at the Fair.versity 2016 at MAK, Vienna.

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Fear of Life

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Fear of Life

What is the role of art and design in the context of an atmosphere of fear?

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Café Namsa

Café Namsa is a social business that functions as a bridge to the labourmarket for refugees.

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POLITICS OF FEAR

A project dealing with the phenomenon of fear in politics, minds, cities and public spaces.

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Social Design Symposium #3

Fear of Life. The City as a Habitat to All dealt with fear in society, art and design.

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50 Hz

Using the medium radio as a tool to communicate with and avoid the victimisation of refugees. 

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Dance Empowerment

Adressing conflictual situations by using strategies of dancing and movement.

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Offenthaltstitel

A project dealing with the effects of bureaucratic lunacy on individual lives.

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Bis hierher/ So Far

In dem handgezeichneten Stopmotion-Film erzählen Migranten über ihre Ankunft in Wien.

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TBA 21

Two series developed in the context of the "Green Light" project by Olafur Eliasson at TBA21.

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Hello VoZo

A collaborative project creating spaces for and with refugees.

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Taste of Home

Using the sensation of taste to relate to the issues of belonging, home and identity. 

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Learning Room - Tanulószoba

An installation adressing the reciprocal effects of child poverty and deficient education.

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No Hope No Fear

Adressing the problematic nature of binary identity politics through encounter in public space.

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Das Bienvenue Reader #1

"Das Bienvenue: ein Recht auf Raum für alle" investigates possibilities of arriving and staying.

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Fluid Personalities

A project dealing with the material translations of indentities.

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Discarded Newspapers

A project about culturally defined perceptions of waste.

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Wenn ich muss, dann muss ich!

Discussing public space and urban commons along the lines of public toilets.

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Fluxum Mirum

Fluxum Mirum frames the city as a living organism in which citizens become local experts. 

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Urbane Knautschzone

A long-term process of research and operations in a zone between Vienna’s Prater and Danube.

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Urban Wildness

A project dealing with urban wildness and how children can relate to it.

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Sixth Sense

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Sixth Sense

Projects developing strategies on special needs in the city.

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Co-Designing for Inclusion

Co-Designing tools for children with multiple disabilities - MoMe Budapest

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Design Training: Dementia + Design

Potentials of arts-based research and methods for challenges which dementia

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Facade Stage

The facade of an elderly home as medium for communication

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Ex-life

Ex-Life is a research project and campaign promoting acceptance of organ transplantation.

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PROLONG

How could you give your organ to a stranger?

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Blind Photography Project

Visually impaired use photography to show us a different way to perceive and discover the city.

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Feel Dementia

How can people with dementia participate in public life as long as possible?

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Inklusion und Bildung

Entwickelt im Schulkontext Designtools für Kinder mit besonderen Bedürfnissen.

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Pink Pong

A project working with school girls on their participation in public space.

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Bewegt Erinnern

A tour in Vienna in memory of deported Hungarian Jewish forced laborers in 1944/45.

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Spontaneous©ity

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Spontaneous©ity

Informal practices in the city. Or: the utopia/dystopia of the regulated/ordered city.

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Right to the city

A public assembly on the right to the city

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Oskar nimmt Platz

A project for collaborative programming of public space.

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MusikRaumGarage

Weekly live-stream concert series in an underground parking lot.

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Deterrent Design

Dealing with deterrent design in public space, adressing subtle strategies of exclusion.

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Räume der Unbestimmtheit

Entwickelt ein Soundtool um Potenziale von “Zwischenraum“ in der Stadt zu untersuchen. 

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Détours

Urban explorations in Vienna trying to discover different dimensions of transition. 

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Just Around your Corner

Fighting for the right to the city with a pillow and a coffee cup!

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Small Victories

A project using personal narratives to counteract the tendencies of radical top-down city planning.

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Gesellschaft zur Erhebung der Rolltreppe

Wer würde behaupten, die Rolltreppe wäre eine gute oder eine schlechte Erfindung?

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Kulturhauptstadt 2024

A trans-university collaboration preparing the hosting of Kulturhauptstadt 2024 in Austria. 

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The Great Transfer – Forum Alpbach

A performative installation at Forum Alpbach 2015.

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Regarding Death

A project adressing the significance of death and cementeries for (national) identities. 

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Little Victories

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Little Victories

Collecting projects on networks, solidarity and small subversive actions. 

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Second Hand Book Storm

The potential of second hand book stores for a community

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Tit For Tat

A networking project to exchange of ideas, skills, knowledge, time and resources.

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Learning From

An online platform aiming at connecting solidaric projects all over Europe. 

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Aura of Revolution

Examining forms of protest and resistance. How are seeds of solidarity planted in social movements?

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Small Victories

A project using personal narratives to counteract the tendencies of radical top-down city planning.

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Teaching

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Teaching

 

 

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Introductory Theory Winter 18/19

Theorizing Social Design – with Brigitte Felderer, Christina Schraml

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Summer School 2019

Social Design is invisible!

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Summer School 2016

The Social Design summer school 2016 took place at Steinhaus Domenig, Carinthia

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Failure as Strategy

A workshop on failure, chance and coincidence.

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Introductory Theory Winter 17/18

The introductory phase transports the fundamental contents of the programme.

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Research Skills

A hands-on course on methodology and research skills.

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Team Skills

A course on team skills in design processes by Ruth Mateus-Berr. 

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Presentation Skills

A course on presentation skills within the artistic field.

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Projektorganisation

Kunstprojekte im öffentlichen Raum zwischen Vergessen und Molekularbiologie.

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Crafts connnected

Creating a network for arts and crafts in post-industrial Bulgaria to support traditional crafts.

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Left Behind Children

Addressing one of the tragic social drawbacks of China's rapid economic development.

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Soif / Khatvong

Adressing gender inequality in the context of Vietnam through artistic strategies. 

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Social Design Discourse

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Social Design Discourse

A collection of talks, seminars and other formats relevant to the master programme.

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Archiving Social Design

How to communicate social design activities?

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Linzer Baukultur Stammtisch

Baukultur Stammtisch with afo architekturforum oberösterreich and kulturtankstelle

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documenta 2017

The Social Design Studio at the documenta 2017

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Alumni programme

Social Design alumni public lecture series

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Dr. Zephania Kameeta studio visit

Visit: Bishop Kameeta, Namibian Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare

 

 

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Hustle and Bustle. The Endless Tour

An urban adventure exploring the hidden treasures of Social Design projects in Vienna.

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"ACCATTONI" – An Italian Dinner

The Italian Dinner "ACCATTONI" was an event organized in support of the excursion the "Ground Tour".

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Artful Science III

A seminar on notions of identity and home in the urban context

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Artful Science I

A lecture on notions of identity and home in the urban context

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Cup of Stories

Detects hidden cultures in Vienna to find out about potentials of productive exchange. 

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The Value of One Hour Work

Discovering new dimensions of labour and values assigned to it apart from monetary aspects. 

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