Speculative Design & STS


A full day of thoughts and discussions on STS and Speculative Design

Brit Ross Winthereik presents her and Helen Verran’s paper on: Ethnographic stories as generalizations that intervene.

Joachim Halse collects questions from the audience and Alex Wilkie presents some notes towards Speculative Design and Science and Technology Studies.

Workshop: Fleshing out a Dilemma.

Project dilemmas where mapped out and elaborated with personal accounts and physical materials to open up new questions and generate new perspectives and insights.

Presentations of the maps of the elaborated dilemmas.

Before ending the day with a nice dinner there where time for loose discussions and supervision on ideas for the seminar paper.

Post It notes with questions from the morning session


Program 9-12:

Keynote speakers:
Alex Wilkie, PhD, is Lecturer & Research Fellow at the department of Design, Goldsmiths University of London.

Brit Ross Winthereik is Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen and holds a PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Danmarks Designskole & Kunstakademiets Arkitektsskole
Philip de Langes Allé 10, Copenhagen
Building P


Boucher, Andy, Bowers, John, Gaver, William, Jarvis, Nadine, Kerridge, Tobie and Wilkie, Alex, 2010. The Prayer Companion

Boucher, Andy, Bowers, John, Gaver, William, Jarvis, Nadine, Law, Andy, Pennington, Sarah and Wilkie, Alex, 2007. Plane Tracker.

DiSalvo, Carl : Design and the Construction of Publics

Gaver, William, Boucher, Andy, Bowers, John, Jarvis, Nadine, Kerridge, Tobie, Cameron, David, Wilkie, Alex and Phillips, Robert, 2010. The Photostroller (Overview).

Gaver, William, Boucher, Andy, Law, Andy, Pennington, Sarah, Bowers, John, Beaver, Jacob, Humble, Jan, Kerridge, Tobie, Villar, Nicholas and Wilkie, Alex, 2008. Local Barometer (Overview)

Kerridge, Tobie: Does speculative design contribute to public engagement of science and technology?

Latour, Bruno: Why Has Critique Run out of Steam? From Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern

Ward, Matt & Wilkie, Alex: Made in Critical land: Designing Matters of Concern

Wilkie, Alex, 2011. Regimes of Design, Logics of Users. Athenea Digital, 11 (1), pp. 317-334.

Winthereik, Brit Ross & Verran, Helen: Ethnographic Stories as Generalizations that Intervene

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