Visual Communication: Course

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (IL)

Speculative design

Succary Ori, Semester 1, Thursday, 14:00-17:00
"“Technology is everything that doesn’t work yet.”Daniel HillisWhat is the role of the designer when the technology is just an idea? What can be created with advanced technologies such as eye, finger & body tracking? What are the design possibilities when creating a system that interact to the human brain? How can we design this?In this course we shell ask these questions. We will dig in to the history of man-machine, we will learn from many different sources, from urban planning, ecology, music, cinema to education theory. We will try to look into the future and figure out together, what is the role of the designer, ethically and practically in this environment.The course does not require any prior technically knowledge."