Enacting Ecological Aesthetics

Prototypes

The prototype is to support biodiversity of insects thanks to the responsive wood and is accompanied by a pollinator garden thanks to the seed bombing event.

/ Resources: Prototypes POL-AI II (2023) POL-AI II (2023) – The prototype is to support biodiversity of insects thanks to the responsive wood and is accompanied by a pollinator garden thanks to the seed bombing event. NetWall (2024) – The prototype is to support biodiversity of insects and birds thanks to the responsive wood and […]

BioDiveIn: Leveraging the ecosystem through social and environmental systems

/ Resources: Publication BioDiveIn: Leveraging the ecosystem through social and environmental systems Livings Systems: Stories of Technology and the Worlds They Make II Marie Davidová, Maria Claudia Valverde Rojas, and Hanane Behnam BioDiveIn is one of several interventions developed by collaborative efforts. These are testing the transition towards Post-Anthropocene and ecological aesthetics. The intervention offers […]

David H. Price and Dulmini Perera in conversation

/ Resources: Conversation series David H. Price and Dulmini Perera in conversation   Participants: Dulmini Perera, David Price, Ben Sweeting, Jon Goodbun, Phillip Guddemi, Rob Hancock, Stephen Nachmanovitch, Tim Gasperak

Multi-Scale More-than-Human Atlas Gigamapping Workshop 

/ Events: External Event Multi-Scale More-than-Human Atlas Gigamapping Workshop Multi-Scale More-than-Human Atlas Gigamapping Workshop Elena Porqueddu & Marie Davidová   The workshop aims to explore – from a multi-scale and transdisciplinary more-than-human perspective – the place-specific potential of the POL-AI, BioDiveln and NetWall prototypes in leveraging the Stuttgart University campus’s urban ecosystem. The investigation will be conducted through the Multi-Scale Atlas (Porqueddu 2018, 2022, 2023) a tool for systemic enquiry which enables designers […]

Madina Tlostanova in conversation with Dulmini Perera

/ Events: Seminar Madina Tlostanova in conversation with Dulmini Perera Madina Tlostanova in conversation with Dulmini Perera Double bind, Decoloniality, the Question of Aesthetics In this session we will reflect on intersections and interstices between Bateson`s ecology of the mind and decoloniality with a special focus on the echoing yet different concepts of the double […]

Evan Thompson and Bruce Clarke in conversation with Dulmini Perera

/ Events: Seminar Evan Thompson and Bruce Clarke in conversation with Dulmini Perera Evan Thompson and Bruce Clarke in conversation with Dulmini Perera Mind, Ecology, Enaction: Encounters between Gregory Bateson and Francisco Varela In this conversation, we explore the relationships between Gregory Bateson and Francisco Varela’s work, particularly the ways in which their work contributed […]

The Double Bind of Design: An introduction to Gregory Bateson

/ Events: External Event The Double Bind of Design: An introduction to Gregory Bateson The Double Bind of Design: An introduction to Gregory Bateson Jon Goodbun, Dulmini Perera, Simon Sadler, Ben Sweeting, Joanna Boehnert, Marie Davidova, Claudia Valverde, Hanane Benham, Stefanie Huthöfer We are happy to extend an public invitation to join the full research team […]

Anthony Chaney in conversation with Dulmini Perera

/ Events: Seminar Anthony Chaney in conversation with Dulmini Perera Anthony Chaney in conversation with Dulmini Perera In this conversation, we look at Gregory Bateson’s role within the broader 1960s conversations on cultural and ecological change. In order to do so, we will revisit what Chaney identifies as the long 1960s, particularly the sites where […]

Installation POL-AI2 prototype

Venue: Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD12) Symposium

Date: October 2023
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About:This workshop examines how the work of anthropologist and cybernetician Gregory Bateson informs deeper understandings of the complexities of environmental crises and the practical challenges of designing adaptive responses