This paper seeks to draw together a broader transdisciplinary view on Anticipation than that influentially proferred by Poli (e.g. 2010). Central is elaboration of the potential for closer intersection between two key approaches to future-oriented inquiry: Design and Futures (Celi & Morrison, 2017 in press)... Read »
- Hemmersam, Peter|Morrison, Andrew
This article investigates how experimental forms of urban mapping can reveal the particularity of places in non-standard urban situations with the intention of moving beyond the reductivism of still-dominant modernist modes of mapping and associated forms of planning... Read »
- Morrison, Andrew|Larsen, Janike Kampevold
We identify two challenges concerning conceptualisations of communication design, design fiction and future views on the arctic. The first refers to the difficulty of mediating information and perspectives on the complexity of climate change to a wide public bombarded with conflicting perspectives and alienated from engagement with the central issues... Read »
- Mainsah, Henry|Mainsah, H.|Prøitz, L.
- Morrison, Andrew|Mainsah, Henry|Larsen, Janike|Hemmersam, Peter|Uhre, Kjerstin|Espiritu, Aileen Aseron|Ball, Cheryl E
Modernist discourses of the arctic are peppered with the pithy tales of hardy, and sometimes foolhardy, male explorers. Heroic forays into the icy unknown are legendary as are the often valourous accounts of survival and triumph over the elements... Read »
The city is changing in ways that can’t be seen. As urban life becomes intertwined with digital technologies the invisible landscape of the networked city is taking shape – a terrain made up of radio waves, mobile devices, data streams and satellite signals. In Satellite lamps, practices and languages of design are put to use to explain and situate the phenomena of GPS... Read »
Design fiction is garnering attention as a mode of inquiry on the prospective in design practice and inquiry. This paper addresses design fiction as a potential area for design research to explore communicatively. The paper does so through a performative essayistic research text. Presented are extracts from an online visual-verbal hypernarrative and expository research writing... Read »
- Mainsah, Henry|Mainsah, H.|Dralega, C.