Ecodesign Award 2010

Posted by ilse on Tuesday October 12th 2010 at 15:58

OVAM announces the Ecodesign Award 2010 winners.

The presentation of the Ecodesign Award 2010 will take place on Thursday, October 14 at the MAD-faculty, campus C-mine in Genk.

For the fifth time OVAM gives the Ecodesign Award for students to students product development, design or packaging design who take environmental criteria into account. The contest is a growing success!

We invite you to attend this ceremony. Free entrance, but please register by sending your name, title, school / company over to 

Programme and more info:

Kevin Henry

Posted by ilse on Monday October 11th 2010 at 10:22

On October 26th,  we are happy to welcome Kevin Henry at MAD-faculty. In the morning he will meet the Master Students Product Designat Campus C-mine. The purpose is to exchange ideas about Sustainable Design. 

In the afternoon he will have a workshop ‘visualisation’ with the bachelor students in fine arts and graphical design at Campus Elfde Linie.

In the evening Kevin Henry will present his book on Design Visualisation in Hasselt and give a lecture on the act of reading images to help design.

More information

Kevin Henry is an industrial designer, educator, curator, and writer interested in the intersection between art, technology and culture. He has lectured widely on a variety of topics ranging from sustainability, d.i.y. culture, 21st century curriculum, and the changing relationship of the photographic image in the era of social networking. He has curated five exhibitions: the most recent two on contemporary Chinese design and the social, political, cultural, and economic ramifications of do-it-yourself culture. His book on design visualization for UK publisher Laurence King is due in 2011. He is an associate professor of product design at Columbia College Chicago.

“The work of art’s working, the conception of art as a verb”

Posted by ilse on Monday October 11th 2010 at 10:02

As part of the exhibition at the Craigie Horsfield M HKA (8|10 |10 > 1|16|11), and the associated master class for students of the University of Antwerp, Sint Lucas Antwerp and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, UCSIA organises a lecture and a panel discussion:

Wed. 20|10|10, 18-20h panel discussion “Art as Social Relations and Art’s working” with Paul Robbrecht, Pascal Gielen and Hans Wolf (University of Antwerp • former convent of the Grey Sisters • Long St Anne Street 7, 2000 Antwerp)

Wed. 8|12|10, 20h30-22h, Craigie Horsfield reading “The work of art’s working, the conception of art as a verb”
(South Lake Street Cinema 14, 2000 Antwerp)

Everyone is welcome. Free entrance, but please register via

Craigie Horsfield folder

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