7th International Workshop on the Design & Semantics of Form & Movement. 18-20 April 2012

Hylozoic sketch


DeSForM2012: MEANING. MATTER. MAKING featured on The Big Idea and Sciblogs

Two enthusiastic commentaries following the successful conclusion of the DeSForM2012 conference have been posted online via Sciblogs and The Big idea. Aimee Whitcroft posted DeSForM – The most inspiring thing I’ve seen in years  on Sciblog on April 24. Sciblogs mission is to bring together “the best science bloggers in the country on one website, [...]

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Wellington in 2040. Read tomorrow’s headlines today!

According to the Capital Chronicle 2040 the city faces a colourful and contentious future.  Read all about the world’s first microorganism assisted cross-harbour Hydrothon, biomineralised buildings blooming in the harbour, the latest on the coolest conceptual spaces of the year or Philip Beesley’s Vesica epidemic.  Download your copy of the Capital Chronicle 2040 now! The [...]

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Hylozoic Series: Vesica – Philip Beesley

Hylozoic Series: Vesica – Philip Beesley Date: 19 April – 10 June 2012 Time: 10.00 am Venue: City Gallery Wellington Hylozoic Series: Vesica. Premier of Philip Beesley’s Work in New Zealand in collaboration with the School of Design and City Gallery Wellington. Philip Beesley’s Vesica installation at the City Gallery and the DeSForM conference makes [...]

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What is DeSForM 2012?

DeSForM was conceived as “the first international conference seeking to present current research into the nature, character and behaviour of emerging new typologies of co-designed, content rich, connected and intelligent objects within adaptive systems.

DeSForM is a global conference with truly international participation, as witnessed in the recent success of the 2009 DeSForM conference in Taipei, Taiwan and the 2010 DeSForM conference in Lucerne, Switzerland.

DeSForM2012:MEANING.MATTER.MAKING will continue this tradition of diversity and exchange, bringing its sphere of influence for the first time to the Southern Hemisphere. DeSForM 2012 workshop and conference will be hosted by Victoria University School of Design in Wellington, New Zealand from 18th–20th April 2012. In reaching out to the many innovative schools, businesses, designers, researchers and cultural organizations in the Southern Hemisphere and beyond, DeSForM 2012:MEANING.MATTER.MAKING will grow the organisation’s community, offering new horizons, insights and audiences.

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