CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Film and Media Arts Vol 6 No 1 (2021)

The fiction that exploded: speculative ways of digging Design

Guest Editors: Patrícia Cativo & Rita Carvalho

Speculative Design, Fiction Design, and Critical Design are all expressions for a common approach which grasps design practice, not as a problem-solving tool, but as a wider human activity which comprehends artefacts in societal contexts. Speculative Design considers design objects as a result of social interaction, which implies narrative devices and storytelling practices, to build new contexts or understand previous ones. A Speculative design raises more questions than offers solutions, becoming an ongoing knowledge model, it is a self-reflexive and self-critical practice. (Dunne, A; Raby F, 2012).

𝗩𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗮 𝗗𝗲𝗰𝗹𝗮𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵

GEECT – Groupement Européen Des Écoles De Cinéma Et De Télévision (The European Grouping Of Film And Television Schools) is glad to present the Vienna Declaration, a Policy Paper advocating for the full recognition of Artistic Research across Europe.
More than one year ago, the main organisations and transnational networks dealing with Artistic Research at European level and beyond decided to join forces to increase the visibility and recognition of this strand of research. The Vienna Declaration, co-written by Manuel José Damásio, is the first outcome of this important collaboration.
The initiative is open to the involvement of other international organisations proving legitimate interest.

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