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Designing Material Participation

Keynote address at BWxD 2016 by Tad Hirsch
Tad Hirsch giving keynote address at BWxD 2016
Tad Hirsch. "Designing Material Participation." Keynote presentation at Better World by Design (BWxD) Conference, Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design, September 23, 2016.

From the BWxD 2016 website:

This talk introduces material participation as a construct for political action whose emphasis on everyday interactions between people and products is particularly well-suited for design. Working through examples, several strategies to facilitate material participation through design are considered, and are situated in relation to other, more familiar approaches to political engagement.

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