Autor: Marijke Doemges

„No Body – Some Body – Any Body“ 22-23 Oktober 2015 in Hannover

SAVE THE DATE: (German only) In Kooperation mit der Fakultät Medien, Information und Design der Hochschule Hannover laden wir zur Konferenz „No Body – Some Body – Any Body“. Diskutiert werden Gender und Design im Kontext Körper -Artefakt, Subjekt – Objekt im Bezug zur der jeweiligen Geschlechtlichkeit und Vergeschlechtlichung. In Impulsvorträgen und Workshops sowie Interviews mit […]

Etsy.com: Empowering Female Designers?

Etsy: one the one hand empowering female designers to run their own business with flexibility and autonomy, but on the other it reproduces the limiting image of women in arts and crafts, or characterising ‚design‘ as domestic work rather than a critical and holistic reflection of the confrontation with social conditions and relations. Wall Street […]

Rethink! @ designtransfer Berlin

Last Friday, our Rethink!-Exhibition opened in Berlin at designtransfer at the UDK. To begin with the ‚Gender-Talk‘, PHD candidates Fred Meyer-Menzel and Michelle Christensen discussed gender issues and perspectives in design with Dr. Barbara Sandow and Prof. Dr. Uta Brandes. The exhibition grew with four exhibits by UDK students, and was opened with a short introduction by […]

Rethink! @ designtransfer Berlin

Last Friday, our Rethink!-Exhibition opened in Berlin at designtransfer at the UDK. To begin with the ‘Gender-Talk’, PHD candidates Fred Meyer-Menzel and Michelle Christensen discussed gender issues and perspectives in design with Dr. Barbara Sandow and Prof. Dr. Uta Brandes. The talk continued with the participation of the audience, pointing out once more how deeply all those gender […]

>>>Rethink! is coming to Berlin

Freitag, 24. April – RETHINK! Gender, Design & Media 17.30 Uhr: Gender-Design-Talk mit Michelle Christensen (Master Integrated Design, Doktorandin, Design Research Lab, UdK Berlin), Fred Meier-Menzel (ehemalige Professorin German University Cairo, Designforscherin, Berlin) und Dr. Barbara Sandow (Fachbereich Physik, FU Berlin) Moderation: Prof. Dr. Uta Brandes (Professorin für Gender & Design, Köln International School of Design, Vorsitzende international Gender Design […]

Recap: Rethink! Exhibition Opening and Gender Talk @designxport Hamburg

Last Friday (March 27), we proudly opened the Blue + Pink >>> Rethink! Exhibition @designxport in Hamburg’s Harbour City. The event started wit the panel discussion „Gender Talk“ featuring Prof. Dr. Gesa Ziemer (Professor for Cultural Theory and Cultural Practice and vice president of research at HafenCity University, Hamburg) our very own founding member Tanja Godlewsky, […]

Language, Gender and Design

The interweaving of language and gender clearly can contribute to a differentiated approach towards design, therefore this study on gendered language in teacher reviews worth reading: „Men are sexualized when they teach in fields culturally associated with “femininity” and women are sexualized when they teach in fields culturally associated with “masculinity.”   https://gendersociety.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/beyond-bossy-or-brilliant/