Call for Workshop participants for Project ICE - a Design Fiction workshop with Culture Lab
Call for Workshop Participants
Saturday 7th September, 12-5pm
Deadline for Expression of Interest: 20th August
ISIS Arts and Culture Lab (Newcastle University) present Project ICE: Isolated, Confined, Extreme Environments – A design fiction workshop facilitated by Regina Peldszus, Alex Salam and Gabriella Arrigoni, which will take place inside The Big M, ISIS Arts’ inflatable mobile exhibition space situated outside The Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 7th September 2013, 12-5pm (time tbc).
The concept of ‘Design Fiction’ is an experimental approach that uses techniques from fiction to adopt fictional scenarios in order to test new ideas and technologies to try and reveal something about the future. Regina Peldszus is a design researcher specialising in living and working conditions in space stations and other extreme environments. Dr Alex Salam is an infectious diseases and extreme environment doctor. Along with Gabriella Arrigoni, a curator and PhD researcher in digital media based at Culture Lab, Newcastle University they will invite participants to experience and respond to a simulated environment inside The Big M.
For more details or to find out how to apply please click here.