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MFA ID Roundtable: The Political Power of Interiors - Shared screen with speaker view
Teah Brands
01:20:39
Ashley, this is so inspiring. I am loving this roundtable!!
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:27:24
Wonderful. Studying how artifacts create various types of interiority. Mapping the zones. I see a bit of Patch Dynamics, Service Design Thinking, as well as the potential of deploying the tool(s) and tool system within existing sites setting the stage for different discussions. For example, how might conversations go if this is deployed at empty/failed sites versus site where successful places of interaction and life occur?
Robert Kirkbride
01:37:35
Ashley - where is the furniture you’re proposing located? Is it possible to merge the information cards with the planning pieces - so it’s not a two-step card-game/board-game, but integrated? And how might your game board/furniture draw from a history such the chess board/table, which in its earliest uses represented the ideal working city (with each piece representing a different citizen/vocation who had to be well choreographed? (Also - never apologize for your drawings - it’s wonderful to see your iterative thinking!)
Johanne Woodcock
01:40:39
Sidewalks sounds terrific. It takes time to change habits, hopefully over time, people will use those sidewalks and begin meeting each other. Thank you for this conversation!
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:41:14
Indeed! Activate the streets!
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:41:51
They aren’t shaded ; )
Michele Gorman
01:47:04
If anyone would like to jump in with a question
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:48:22
Lovely, Jacqueline! Programming that connects outdoor activities with indoor for home and worklife….
Robert Kirkbride
01:52:49
Hopscotch diagrams
Teah Brands
01:55:21
I’m wondering about designing/researching without making communities feel as if they are “test subjects.” Given that so many communities of color (globally) have been subjected to “observation and exit,” how do you work on a thesis project where you expect people to be vulnerable with you while not over-committing what you can do for them? How do you end the project making sure that the community feels fulfilled?
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:55:51
Ahhh. Futuring design practices would be interesting here.
Robert Kirkbride
01:56:46
Aya’s question is an important one for designers. Clients/citizens DON’T know how to visualize their needs/desires. That is what designers are trained to do - however, the challenge is not to simply show them what WE envision FOR them. It requires humility and clear desire to help others envision their futures.
Nadia Elrokhsy
01:58:39
Thank you, all. Wonderful presentations and discussion. Have a good afternoon.
Michele Gorman
01:58:44
Thursday, April 1st @noon:Feminist Theory: (In)dangered Domesticity:Tactics to Subvert an Anxious and Unsafe Interior TypologyNaomi House, Dr Benjamin Koslowski + Dr. Harriet Harriss on her book Interior Futures and their chapter: (In)dangered Domesticity: Tactics to Subvert an Anxious and Unsafe Interior Typology.In conversation with MFA ID thesis students: Jenna Koss, that address feminist theory in interior design, Systems of Care / Feminist Theory / Trauma + Healing.
Aya Maceda
01:58:45
Thank you so much for the invitation to participate
Robert Kirkbride
01:58:50
Thank YOU - very inspiring!
Yasmina Huckins
01:58:52
Thank you for this incredible conversation!
Aya Maceda
01:59:02
please keep this going!!
Johanne Woodcock
01:59:16
Thank you!
Robert Kirkbride
01:59:25
Thank you, Ashley, Maria and Jacqueline!!!
Michele Gorman
01:59:34
and Monica Perez Ku
Michele Gorman
01:59:56
Thank you Jacqueline, Maria and Ashley
Michele Gorman
02:00:00
Brilliant conversation
Teah Brands
02:00:02
Thank you!
Monica Perez Ku
02:00:13
This was great! Great job Ashley!