Research Projects

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Governing through Design
SNSF Sinergia
An interdisciplinary study of how design has since the mid-20th century become increasingly political.
Ground Tests
SNSF Project
Studies and activities in communities of extra-disciplinary art, design, and media research.
Institutions as a Way of Life
SNSF Project
Institutions as creative practice.
Cycles of Circulation
SNSF Project
Analyses and creates new ways of relating to and representing ecologies and ecological awareness.
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Shift Register
SNSF Project
An investigation into how human technological and infrastructural activities have marked the earth.
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Times of Waste
SNSF Project
Tracing the networks of material and symbolic transformations of waste.
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RhyCycling
SNSF Project
Esthetics of sustainablility in the Basel border area.
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Systematic Discovery
History and practice of creativity and ideation techniques.
Automated Innovations
SNSF Project
Machine Arts in the 20th and 21st century and its relations to subject, medium, process, and creativity.
Architectonic Radio Explorations
SNSF Spark
Experimental design research into the ways of organising archives on radio signals.
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The Sensorium of Animals
SNSF Project
Electroreception in experimental and historical media and design research.
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Experimental Data Aesthetics
SNSF Project
Multi-sensory exploration of high-dimensional data sets as an issue in design research.
Thinking Toys for Commoning
SNSF Project
Alternative urban neighborhoods as a field of research in experimental-transformative media design.
Commons in Design
SNSF Project
Open source and open design in contemporary design processes.
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Co-Lab
FHNW Lehrfonds
An online tool for collaborative design processes.
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Critical Artifacts
SNSF Project
Design as a critical mode for the reflection of information technologies.
Paradigms of Ubiquitous Computing
SNSF Project
Art-based research on the intersubjective, world-constructing capacities of Ubicomp technologies.
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Designed Immediacy
SNSF Project
Atmospheric experience in an affective-responsive environment.
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Ubiquitous Museum
CTI Project
Ubiquitous Computing for knowledge transfer, exhibition design and museum operations.
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Myosotis-Garden
FHNW Strategic Initiative
Exploring ways to co-design a touch panel game in the retirement home.