An introduction to research by Kai Rosenstein with respondent Harald Gruendl, Ritual Designer and Design Researcher, Vienna.
Within the framework of a series of events at the “Salon Frankfurt” October 6-11, 2011
Research with Images: why and to what end do we conduct research on design?
After completing his degree in Industrial Design at the University of Applied Art Vienna in 1995, Harald Gruendl founded the design studio EOOS, together with Martin Bergmann and Gernot Bohmann. EOOS considers design a poetic discipline. He also fathered the extramural Institute of Design Research Vienna (IDRV), which produces independent contributions to design theory with a focus on sustainable design and design history. Within the context of an investigation into the role of design in an event society, which he conducted between 2008 and 2010.
Kai Rosenstein created documentary photo series of events that examined the role played by rituals and gestures mimicking rituals in event design.
Location: Basis Frankfurt, Gutleutstrasse 8-12, 60329 Frankfurt am Main. Germany
Oct 6th 2011, 7 PM