Watch a short movie about the Social Design studio
exhibition on the cultural- and contemporary history of craftsmanship / Schallaburg 2019
PlaceCity – Placemaking for thriving cities
an open ping pong tournament on the right to the city
The power of dancing in times of socio-political crisis - a symposium and exhibition
Cross-border cooperation between design institutions transitioning to the digital age
challenging the existing narrative(s) of the silk road
What happens to the city when night falls? Who walks alone in the streets? Who programmes the night?
Tackling undiscovered possibilities of urban furniture - a study and on-site project
urban mining - the city as a source of (im)material resources
an exhibition against the ‘business as usual’ in the construction industry
A Code of Conduct of how to battle climate change
A public workspace in the framework of the Vienna Biennale 2017
Deconstruction and Re-Use of materials within the city development of Vienna
OMI is an investigation into the the potentials for Re-use and Urban Mining of construction waste.
An Exhibition + a site intervention to enhance the resources of ‘Nordbahnof’.
Reframing the traditional urban planning perspective by emphasizing the idea of ‘human’ elements
Exploring the transformative potential of questions
A soft machine replacing "solutionism" with "questionism"
the needs of a multivocal collaborative basis for sustainable interventions
Staging daily urban interventions of the city administrations artistically
Finding new perspectives on human behaviour in cities
Alternative usage of staircases
An audio guide for Wien Mitte – The Mall
Creating an urban fairy tale at Österreichischer Platz in Stuttgart
Examining railway stations as "non-places"
reclaiming commodified touristic spaces in Bad Gastein
Encouraging city-making from below through benches
Fostering community and participation in Gemona del Friuli
Creating resilience in Roma communities
Connecting passengers of the train between Bratislava and Vienna through of stories of commuters.
An initiative that promotes social encounters by movement in the city
on the conditions of new and precarious labour in the security sector
Exploring the former Monte Carlo of the Alps
re-thinking, re-shaping and re-inventing conditions of existence in the city
Alpine spaces between world flight, national eroticism and political activism
changing society’s approach to dementia through art and deisgn
Redesigning the entrance of a hospital
Examining Austrian identity - idealized traditions and aesthetics of Apline regions
tackling the topic of physical disabilities and the challenges that arise from "othering"
an interactive night walk
creating a supportive space for women with migration background
Exploring Tiblisi and the power of dance
Exploring the malleable culture of Malta
On liminality or the feeling of being in-between a state or space
'Some Call Them Balkans’ is a frame for the next Ground Tour (#1), taking place in 2018/19.
GELATI TALKS was a public installation to challenge discourse within upcoming socio-spatial changes.
Playful strategies against Nomophobia
a temporary inflatable installation in historically loaded places in Cracow
Unentdeckte Möglichkeiten von Stadtmobiliar
A public square as open platform for the University of Applied Arts Vienna
“The Invisibles” addresses the situation of Roma people in Bulgaria and Macedonia
Social Design workshops at the annual children's art university
Examining issues of housing and co-existence in urban and rural contexts.
Interdisciplinary research study on a public space in Vienna's 2nd district
A Social Design view on Grätzelhood
neighborhood and how to contribute to it
„Aus dem Rahmen“ aims to create visibility and exchange for elderly queer people.
Turnover = to bring the bottom to the top or vice versa; to invert
Visit to Anton Brenner’s „Wohnmaschine“ on March 8th 2017.
A cooperation for the Urbanize 2016 Opening Parade in Vienna!
Output of the Focus Week on issues of housing and co-existence.
A project using creative tools for engagement with the local community in Lovech, Bulgaria.
Intensive distribution of positive impulses through sticky notes in a politically heated atmosphere.
An advocate for a culture of diversity and platform for exchange around belonging.
Narrative Interventions as Strategy for Site Description and Social Transformation
Observing and experiencing team and presentation skills in context of a design process.
grasping Vienna's 10th district
Permanent Temporality of Refugee Camps
The ship is the heterotopia par excellence. Michel Foucault
What is the role of art and design in the context of an atmosphere of fear?
Café Namsa is a social business that functions as a bridge to the labourmarket for refugees.
A project dealing with the phenomenon of fear in politics, minds, cities and public spaces.
Fear of Life. The City as a Habitat to All dealt with fear in society, art and design.
Using the medium radio as a tool to communicate with and avoid the victimisation of refugees.
Adressing conflictual situations by using strategies of dancing and movement.
A project dealing with the effects of bureaucratic lunacy on individual lives.
In dem handgezeichneten Stopmotion-Film erzählen Migranten über ihre Ankunft in Wien.
Two series developed in the context of the "Green Light" project by Olafur Eliasson at TBA21.
A collaborative project creating spaces for and with refugees.
Using the sensation of taste to relate to the issues of belonging, home and identity.
An installation adressing the reciprocal effects of child poverty and deficient education.
Adressing the problematic nature of binary identity politics through encounter in public space.
"Das Bienvenue: ein Recht auf Raum für alle" investigates possibilities of arriving and staying.
Eine filmische Auseinandersetzung mit Austrofaschismus und Nationalsozialismus.
The Social Design Studio was invited to participate at the Fair.versity 2016 at MAK, Vienna.
The Ground Tour was an explorative excursion to what's behind the Italian Renaissance facades.
Projects developing strategies on special needs in the city.
Co-Designing tools for children with multiple disabilities - MoMe Budapest
Potentials of arts-based research and methods for challenges which dementia
The facade of an elderly home as medium for communication
Ex-Life is a research project and campaign promoting acceptance of organ transplantation.
How could you give your organ to a stranger?
Visually impaired use photography to show us a different way to perceive and discover the city.
How can people with dementia participate in public life as long as possible?
Entwickelt im Schulkontext Designtools für Kinder mit besonderen Bedürfnissen.
A tour in Vienna in memory of deported Hungarian Jewish forced laborers in 1944/45.
A project dealing with the material translations of indentities.
A project about culturally defined perceptions of waste.
Discussing public space and urban commons along the lines of public toilets.
Fluxum Mirum frames the city as a living organism in which citizens become local experts.
A long-term process of research and operations in a zone between Vienna’s Prater and Danube.
A project dealing with urban wildness and how children can relate to it.
Informal practices in the city. Or: the utopia/dystopia of the regulated/ordered city.
A public assembly on the right to the city
A project for collaborative programming of public space.
Weekly live-stream concert series in an underground parking lot.
Dealing with deterrent design in public space, adressing subtle strategies of exclusion.
Entwickelt ein Soundtool um Potenziale von “Zwischenraum“ in der Stadt zu untersuchen.
Urban explorations in Vienna trying to discover different dimensions of transition.
Fighting for the right to the city with a pillow and a coffee cup!
A project using personal narratives to counteract the tendencies of radical top-down city planning.
A performative installation at Forum Alpbach 2015.
A project adressing the significance of death and cementeries for (national) identities.
A project working with school girls on their participation in public space.
Collecting projects on networks, solidarity and small subversive actions.
The potential of second hand book stores for a community
A networking project to exchange of ideas, skills, knowledge, time and resources.
An online platform aiming at connecting solidaric projects all over Europe.
Examining forms of protest and resistance. How are seeds of solidarity planted in social movements?
Adressing gender inequality in the context of Vietnam through artistic strategies.
Wer würde behaupten, die Rolltreppe wäre eine gute oder eine schlechte Erfindung?
A trans-university collaboration preparing the hosting of Kulturhauptstadt 2024 in Austria.
Theorizing Social Design – with Brigitte Felderer, Christina Schraml
Social Design is invisible!
The Social Design summer school 2016 took place at Steinhaus Domenig, Carinthia
A workshop on failure, chance and coincidence.
The introductory phase transports the fundamental contents of the programme.
A hands-on course on methodology and research skills.
A course on team skills in design processes by Ruth Mateus-Berr.
A course on presentation skills within the artistic field.
Kunstprojekte im öffentlichen Raum zwischen Vergessen und Molekularbiologie.
Discovering new dimensions of labour and values assigned to it apart from monetary aspects.
Creating a network for arts and crafts in post-industrial Bulgaria to support traditional crafts.
Addressing one of the tragic social drawbacks of China's rapid economic development.
A collection of talks, seminars and other formats relevant to the master programme.
How to communicate social design activities?
Baukultur Stammtisch with afo architekturforum oberösterreich and kulturtankstelle
The Social Design Studio at the documenta 2017
Social Design alumni public lecture series
Visit: Bishop Kameeta, Namibian Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare
An urban adventure exploring the hidden treasures of Social Design projects in Vienna.
The Italian Dinner "ACCATTONI" was an event organized in support of the excursion the "Ground Tour".
A seminar on notions of identity and home in the urban context
A lecture on notions of identity and home in the urban context
Detects hidden cultures in Vienna to find out about potentials of productive exchange.