4 posts with the tag "social practice"

A Method for Public Reimagining: Move Slowly and Knit Things Together
(Chalkboard of alternative categories used during the Added Value book sale. Image courtesy of Beth Laberge.)

“Rather than moving fast and breaking things, as Mark Zuckerberg described his approach to building Facebook, we came to recognize the value of moving slowly and knitting things together. ” This concluding essay from The Stacks is from our very own Deena Chalabi, former curator of Public Knowledge. Explore the beginnings of Public Knowledge, the complexities of the artist projects, and the overarching goals of our two year project.

Designing with Communities in Mind

How do you approach the design of a space or process intended for a specific community? Shalini Agrawal has many…

Local Codes: Forms of Spatial Knowledge

The past year was full of revelations; we learned, as many have long suspected, that criminal risk assessment and online…

Reassembling the Public

Shannon Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor for the arts and design at University of California, Berkeley, and a Public…