Para-Platforms: on the Spatial Politics of Right-Wing Populism
Saturday 25th, 15:00-18:00
Hannes Grassegger (on Disrupting Democracy)
Stephan Trüby & Markus Miessen (on “Rechte Räume”)
Forensic Architecture: Christina Varvia/ Simone Rowat/ Stefanos Levidis (on the NSU case)
Interlocutors: still to be named.
This presentation and discussion deals with the rising tide of right-wing populism in Europe and globally, focusing on the physical and virtual spaces being utilized and designed towards the development of such politics. Contributors have and are developing new formats of investigative design research, enabling an independently initiated forms of investigative design practice. Design Politics is a new extra-curricular format at HDK, the Academy of Design in Gothenburg. As a series of discussions, Design Politics brings together the relevant actors and individuals currently engaged in the critical analysis of emerging spaces of politics.
Image: Studio Miessen with Stephan Trüby, “Rechte Räume”, 2016