Docent lecture by Ramia Mazá. Time and place: Medea, Malmö University on October 17th from 13.15 – 14.00. All are welcome. The lecture is followed by a reception.
Ramia Mazé, Ph.D. specializes in participatory and critical approaches to design. At the Interactive Institute in Sweden since 2001, she has led research teams and published widely through interdisciplinary and international projects in the areas of sustainable development, design activism, smart materials, and interactive spaces. Examples include her current project, ‘Designing Social Innovation’, which critically surveys projects in the US and Europe, and DESIGN ACT with Magnus Ericson (Berlin: Sternberg Press / Iaspis, 2010), which highlighted issues and practices of socially- and politically-engaged design. She currently teaches at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design and at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Previously, she worked in corporate research and design consultancies in the US and UK, and studied architecture (BA), computer-related design (MA) and interaction design (PhD).