HUMAN BY MACHINE
How can the digital revolution of our times be used for human beings as best as possible and how can we cope with predictable misdevelopments? Human by Machine presents various design projects by students and alumni of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, which were created in exchange with students, and teachers of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava.
In interdisciplinary teams “social design thinking” was applied as a method and develop statements and objects regarding topics such as: the role and responsibility of design; changing role of designers; transdisciplinary correlations, copyright versus open design; Social Design and materials; consumer oriented perception of design; digital revolution as cyberwar, Industry 4.0, robotics; interface between men and machine (private life). Topics as the development of new design strategies for dissemination; design and new materials and technologies as well as social design strategies and a collection of best practice models of new design strategies will be exhibited in Vienna and Bratislava.
“Design & Innovation” (funded Project INTERREG V-A SK-AT) is a cross-border collaboration of design institutions, research and a collaboration of museums between Austria and Bratislava.
Marcel Benčik, Christiana May Yan Carli, Elisabeth Haid, Ruth Mateus-Berr, Klara Presnajderova, Mária Rišková, Pia Scharler, and Marlies Wirth