GIDE LUGANO 2017

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WORKSHOPS GIDE – Group for International Design Education
LUGANO, FEBRUARY 6TH – FEBRUARY 10. TH 2017
WORKSHOP »STEP ACROSS THE BORDER«
HOST: SUPSI – Scuola Professionale Universitaria della Svizzera Italiana LUGANO

“Step across the border ” aims to step beyond the visible rality and established concepts by experimenting inquiry nad design tools in the context of the sociology of space.

In addition to the Faculty of Design, the workshops were attended by students from Germany- Hochschule MagdeburgStendal, Magdeburg, Great Britain- Leeds College of Art and Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Italy- Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Belgium- Thomas More College, Mechelen and also students and their mentors from China, School of Design, Jiangnan University. There were all together about 200 participants. Workshops were held for four days, starting on Monday, 6th February, when we met at the opening of our joint exhibition of selected projects that were created in all schools in the winter semester entitled “Doorways / Entrances / Thresholds – Encouraging Local Participation Within Communities “.

Final exhibition of 18 videos took place in a former slaughterhouse – Ex Macello, where awards for the best projects “Doorways / Entrances / Thresholds – Encouraging Participation Within Local Communities” were delivered. Our students Estera Rezar and Jan Brovč, under the mentorship of assist.prof. Jana Mršnik, received the prize for the project “Deform” and “We want to leave.”

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