Academy of Design and Crafts


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Elisa van Joolen (NED) takes her ongoing research project 11 "x17" as a starting point. 11"x17" examines and challenges the fashion industry’s prevailing value systems and proposes new methods of production. A lecture about taking initiative, finding new ways to collaborate and to create in an oversaturated (fashion) world.

Elisa van Joolen is Iaspis Artist in Residence in Stockholm September–November 2016.

The lecture will be held in English.

Open lectures

Åsa Ståhl/Kristina Lindström + guests: Emeli Höcks & Nils Bengtsson Blomstrand

Artists and researchers Kristina Lindström and Åsa Ståhl, have worked together in a participatory design vein deeply informed by feminist technoscience for over a decade. In the international artistic research project HYBRID MATTERs they are investigating matters that emerge in a digital and postindustrial era. 

Emeli Höcks is a product and furniture designer and HDK alumnus. She works across a variety of disciplines with a particular focus on materials, environmental issues, nature, and craftsmanship. 

Nils Bengtsson Blomstrand is a multi-disciplinary designer, and HDK alumnus, with a focus in furniture, interior and exhibition design. His 2016 bachelor degree project The Reform Project is a material investigation and a process based project that has a critical view on material consumption. 

Main lecture hall, HDK, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Göteborg