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INTroDuCTIoN

Yana Milev, Design Anthropology: Outline of an Expanded Concept of Design in the Field of the (Empirical) Cultural Sciences

Book 1


ClusTer I : DesIgN CulTure

Introduction

A
Agent (Network) Culture as Design Culture

1. Tom Holert, Distributed Agency, Design’s Potentiality

C
Counter Culture as Design Culture

2. Ulf Wuggenig, The Return of the Plague of Ornaments

D
Disaster Culture as Design Culture

3. Jean Baudrillard, The Power of the Global: Requiem for the Twin Towers

G
Global Culture as Design Culture

4. Evert Ypma, Design as Global Lingo

U
Urban Culture as Design Culture

5. Elisabeth Blum, Dialectics without Reconciliation. How Urbanism lags behind Urban Reality VE/1 Elisabeth Blum, The Ethnographer’s Glance

V
Visual Culture as Design Culture

6. Birgit Richard, The World Trade Center (WTC) Image Complex: On the Culture of the Shifting Image

Book 2


ClusTer II : segNo

Introduction

A
Semiotic Conceptions

7. Aleida Assmann, Problems in the Explication of Occidental Sign Conceptions
8. Elize Bisanz, The Triadic Mind: Peirce’s Semeiotic Concept of Designing the World through Signs
VE/2 Yana Milev & R+, Rammstein_Semiology C: Commentary by Yana Milev: Rammstein_Semiology

B
Semiocracy (Simulacrum, Hyperreality)

9. Daniel Hermsdorf, The 1,000 Lies of Cinema: On Baudrillard’s Term ‘Simulation’ and its Relevance for Film Theory
10. Saroj Giri, Sights and Sounds at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2011
VE/3 Marc Bijl, Burning Signs

C
Semioclash (Semiotic Deconstruction, Critical Semiotics)

11. Mark Dery, Culture Jamming: Hacking, Slashing, and Sniping in the Empire of the Signs VE/4 Princess Hijab, Hijabism = Hijabizing Advertisements
C: Commentary by Angelique Chrisafis: Burka & Gabanna: The Adbusting of Princess Hijab

ClusTer III: MyThus

Introduction

A
Designing the Myth of the Other

12. Henk Oosterling, The Myth of Modernity Interrogated: Oedipus and the Dogon
13. James Clifford, Taking Identity Politics Seriously: “The Contradictory, Stony Ground…”
VE/5 Roger Ballen, Boarding House
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: I FINK U FREEKY: On Roger Ballen’s Search for Traces

B
Designing Myths of Everyday Life

14. Molly Nesbit, Ready-Made Originals: The Duchamp Model
15. Christof Zotter and Janina Karolewski, Ritual Design: A Popular Term and its Scientific Applications
VE/6 Elisabeth von Samsonow, Ariadne—a Ritual of Everyman’s Life
C: Commentary by Elisabeth von Samsonow: Ariadne, the Sacred Patron of Ritual Design

C
Designing Myths in Exhibiting and Media Practices

16. Fareed Armaly, ‘New Muse’: Museum Exhibition Design as Hubris
17. Alexander Kluge, Contemporary Ballads: The Narrative Power of the Catastrophe as seen through its Images
VE/7 Bill Viola, The Greeting
C: A Commentary by Bill Viola: The Greeting

ClusTer IV: TeChNe

Introduction

A
Knowledge

18. Michael Tomasello, Gestural Conventions
19. Thomas Metscher, The Logos as Designing Power of Cultures
VE/8 AOBBME, Ambulance of the In/Human

B
Immersion/Virtus

20. Rudolf Maresch, Virtus: The Medium of Immersion

C
Cognition/Cyber

21. Tim Lenoir, Contemplating Singularity

D
Surveillance

VE/9 Bureau d’Etudes, Mapping the In/Human
22. Brian Holmes, Future Map
23. Friedrich von Borries, Climate Capsules or: The Dymaxion of the 21st Century
VE/10 Mikael Mikael, Show You Are Not Afraid

Book 3


ClusTer V: DesIgN PolITICs

Introduction

A
Design Politics

24. Boris Groys, Politics of Self-Design
25. Boyan Manchev, Performative Design of Life: Perverse Capitalism vs. ‘Aisthetic’ Materialism
VE/11 Kai Löffelbein, Kids of Sodom: The Dark Side of IT Design Industries

B
Political Design

26. Branka Ćurčić, Ideology of Design: From a Socialist Perspective on Design to it’s Neo-Liberal-Transformation in Ex-Yogoslavia
27. Hal Foster, Design and Crime: A Sketch for a Political Economy of Design
VE/12 Jürgen Mayer H., HIDE-OUT: Camouflages in Architecture and Public Spaces

C
Designing the Political

28. Chantal Mouffe, Agonistic Politics and Artistic Practices
29. Oliver Marchart, Staging the Political: (Counter-)Publics and the Theatricality of Acting
VE/13 Yana Milev, *M *A *D *V *E *R *T *I *S *E*. The Album
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: Madvertise Yourself! The Madness of Self-Design via Mobile (App) Advertising and Social Media

ClusTer VI : DesIgN goVerNaNCe

Introduction

A
Semiocapitalism

30. Franco Berardi Bifo, Aesthetic Sensibility and the Genealogy of Economic Reason: From Protestant Indust-Reality to Baroque Semiocapital
31. Saroj Giri, WikiLeaks: the Radical Gesture and its Emptiness 32. Georg Franck, Mental Capitalism VE/14 Alexander Becherer, Paratropolis

B
Media Politics, Disaster Industries and the Zones beyond the Line

33. Joachim Kreysler, Relational Design between Disaster Capitalism, Public Health Diseases, Security Industries and Media Politics VE/15 Mikael Mikael, White Out
34. Kenichi Mishima, The Disempowered Public
35. Krystian Woznicki in collaboration with Christiane Schulzki-Haddouti, Magdalena Taube, Andi Weiland, CPJ: Project on the Media and Public Sphere in Times of Disaster Industries.
VE/16 Miki Mistrati, The Dark Side of Chocolate
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: The Chocolate Industry’s Camouflage Politics

C
Counter ID Agencies

VE/17 UBERMORGEN.COM, Scheinbar unscheinbar: It’s different, because it’s completely different!
C: Alain Bieber interviews UBERMORGEN.COM: WOPPOW: Somali Pirate Fashion
VE/18 REINIGUNSGESELLSCHAFT,Venceremos!
C: Commentary by REINIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT: Creating Social Practice

ClusTer VII : DesIgN soCIology

Introduction

A
Society

36. Gabriel Tarde, Mimikry: Social Resemblances and Imitation Perspectives for a Design Sociology I
37. Martina Löw, The Emergence of Space through the Interplay of Action and Structures Perspectives for a Design Sociology II
38. Stephan Moebius and Sophia Prinz, Society’s Design/Designing Society Perspectives for a Design Sociology III
VE/19 Yana Milev, Destination Eternal Beauty/Beautiful Eternity. Designing a Societal Obsession B Mobility
39. Tom Holert and Mark Terkessidis, The State of Mobility and its Territorial Effect
40. Philip Ursprung, Precarious Bodies: Containerization and Design
VE/20 Olivier Coulange, The Cell Phone’s Point of View
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: The Revolution Will Not be Authorized

C
Survival (Emergency Design)

41. Mark Kammerbauer, Socio-spatial Phenomena of Urban Disaster: Schismourbanism as ‘Design’
42. Gabriele Hadl, “This is a human emergency” – Ecology and Media after Fukushima
VE/21 Marjetica Potrč, The Urgent House
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: Hybrid Dwellings in the Zones of Anomy

ClusTer VIII: DesIgN eThNology

Introduction

A
Habitus and Habitat

VE/22 Pierre Bourdieu, Report of Precarity C: Commentary by Franz Schultheis: Pierre Bourdieu and Algeria: An Elective Affinity

B Relation and Cooperation

43. Henk Oosterling, Dasein as Design: Every Thing is Made of Some Thing
44. Richard Sennett, The Craftsman or: The Relational Design Between Hand, Head and Social Cooperation
VE/23 Yana Milev, Kyudō: The Way of the Bow

C
Scapes and Islands

45. David d’Heilly, Global Islands: Learning from the Galapagos Megalopolis
46. Manuel Arias-Maldonado, Wikipedia: The Collective Design of a Digital Planet
VE/24 Remy Markowitsch, On Travel: «Tristes Tropiques»

D
Migration and Demarcation

47. Nils Zurawski, Divided by Design: On Cognitive Maps and Material Culture in the Northern Ireland Conflict
48. Christian Ritter, Migration Design: Research on Aesthetic and Social Practices in the Context of Transcultural Identity Formation
VE/25 Michael Blum, Exodus 2048
C: Miri Stern interviewed by Lotte Müller in Voice of the Buurt, Rotterdam, 20 March 2068

Book 4

 

ClusTer IX: DesIgNINg TeChNologIes

Introduction

A
Programming Intelligence: Technikphilosophie

49. Peter Weibel, The World as a Rewriting Program: On the Progress of Culture through Transcription
50. Paul Virilio, Cinema Isn’t I See, It’s I Fly

B
Artificial Intelligence: Embodiment and Interaction

51. Roger Frantz, Herbert A. Simon and The (Design) Siences of the Artificial
52. Joachim Halse, Between Design and Anthropology: Improvising Embodied Interaction
53. Sophie Houdart, Welcome to the “Small People-Texture Industry”! Human Figures in Architectural Perspective Drawings
VE/26 PeterWelz,Airdrawings
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: Kinaisthetic Embodiment in William Forsythe’s Airdrawings: A Project by Peter Welz.

C
Deconstructing Intelligence: De-Design (War)Technologies

54. Bruce D. Larkin, Denuclearization Design: Political De-Design After Fukushima
55. Wolfgang Fach, Worlds After
VE/27 Knowbotic Research, be prepared! tiger stealth!
C: Commentary by Matthew Fuller: The Cat Seemed to Think There was Enough of it Now in Sight

ClusTer X: DesIgNINg The IN/VIsIBle

Introduction

A
Designing Sur/Faces

56. Jacques Rancière, The Surface of Design
57. Graham Ward, Postsecularity? The New Public Faces of Religions
VE/28 Gregor Schneider, Cube
C: Commentary by Yana Milev: The (Non)Face of the (Un)Seen: A Suprematist Antithesis

B
Designing Visual Representations

58. Irit Rogoff, We—Collectivities, Mutualities, Participations
VE/29 Gundula Schulze Elodowy, The Ungraspable Face
C: Commentary by Gundula Schulze-Elodowy: The Gaze is Answered by the Gazed-Upon

C
Designing the In/Visible

59. Peter Berz, Biological Aesthetics: (A)Symmetry and (In)Visibility in the Appearance of a Blueprint
VE/30 Philipp Beckert, Trace and Testimony
60. Giorgio Agamben, The Kingdom and the Glory
VE/31 Armin Linke, Designing Invisible Emanations of Sovereignity

Book 5


ClusTer XI: CrITICal DesIgN IN(Ter)VeNTIoN/ DesIgN CrITIQue

Introduction

A
Participatory Design/Socially Responsible Design

61. Cynthia E. Smith, World Design to End Poverty
62. Marjetica Potrč, Participatory Design
VE/32 United_Bottle Group, United_Bottle Participate!
C: Commentary by Dirk Hebel and Jörg Stollman: See Garbage, Think Resource!

B
Design In(ter)vention

VE/33 Lisa Kirk, Revolution Fragrance
C: Commentaries by Lia Gangitano: Lisa Kirk: Revolution Fragrance Thorsten Schmitz: A New Fragrance. The Stink of Revolution
VE/34 Christina Hemauer and Roman Keller, A Road not Taken

C
Crossbench Design

63. Markus Miessen, Crossbench Praxis as a Mode of Criticality
64. Brian Holmes, Swar/m/achine E/35 MINDPIRATES, dropping knowledge
C: Commentary by Mindpirates: We Ask Ourselves

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