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Critical Tide exhibition at the Design Museum’s Gallery

At a time of deep ecological crises, Critical Tide will open our eyes to the urgent issues our oceans face and showcase creative ways of intervening.
Exhibitions and fairs
Korkeavuorenkatu 23
Design Museum Helsinki
Critical Tide Seaweed Sculpture Oki naganode by Julia Lohmann photo: Noortje Knulst

Textiles Tomorrow Summit

Textiles Tomorrow Summit brings together an international network of textile educators to discuss the future of textiles and share their knowledge and expertise. Aalto University is proud to host the second textile education conference initiated by Lidewij Edelkoort in 2018 at The New School/Parsons, New York. This year our aim is to continue sharing ideas as a community and to take further steps to build bridges between textile academics and professionals. The summit provides a versatile platform for learning and discussing topics of novel sustainable textile materials, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and artistic and technical expertise.

KEYNOTES: Lidewij Edelkoort and Kirsi Niinimäki
PARALLEL SESSIONS: Educational Talks, Design Talks, Studio Visits and Presentations
EXHIBITIONS: Väre Building, Learning Center and Beta Space
BOOK PRESENTATION: Interwoven – Exploring Materials and Structures by Maarit Salolainen
Conferences and workshops
Undergraduate Centre
Otakaari 1, 02150 Espoo
Textiles Tomorrow Summit event

Defence in the Field of Design: MA Sze Man (Luisa) Mok

Through integrating transitions theories and strategic design studies, this dissertation develops a new design approach, named the Strategic Design for the Short-term Future, which has the present-day importance of the short-term issues to solve problems developing in the near future in transitions.
Dissertations
Otakaari 4
Hall 261