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Talks & Streams: 20 October

20 October 2020

© Jeroen van der Wielen
DDW20 is in full swing! Of course, the festival will take place entirely online this year, but with a well-filled programme full of TV shows and live streams. Here we give you a daily overview of what you can see on DDW TV. We also include several Livestreams, but make sure to explore the online programme for more!


For starters…

We start off each day with ‘For starters...’, a programme in which design journalist and connoisseur Jeroen Junte (Editor in Chief DesignDigger) will talk with emerging talents and familiar faces from the design field.The physical DDW may not take place, but Jeroen ensures that all Design Areas still make an appearance. For example, Bernhard Lenger will join on behalf of Campina, Lucas de Man on behalf of Strijp-S, Piet Hein Eek on behalf of Strijp T+R and so on. Of course, there is also plenty of room for the virtual programme. As a committee member of Dutch Design Awards, Jeroen will also give a daily wake-up call to the DDA winner of the previous day. In short, a dynamic start to your online DDW visit!

11:00 – 11:30 | Watch here 

Embassy of Health - Journaal Intimiteit

Contact and intimacy are crucial to our quality of life; recently that awareness has come to us hard. It is nice to be able to share the feelings that come along with that. How do we create the intimacy to reflect on ourselves and each other?

12:30 - 13:00 | Watch here 

Design United: Eco-Logica

This Design United event zooms in on design-research projects in the Netherlands’ four technical universities. What role can design play in tackling five big themes? Join five livestreamed talk shows tackling five big themes. The shows will take place every afternoon from 13:00 -14:00, starting Monday 19 and running till Friday 23 October. Hosted by Isolde Hallensleben, the daily shows feature up-and-coming design researchers from the Technical Universities of Delft, Eindhoven, Twente and Wageningen University & Research, as well as subject experts. From the comfort of your own home, you can expect a ring-side view of lively discussions, fuelled by intriguing designs.

13:00 - 14:00  | Watch here 

Antenna: Kosuke Takahashi - Braille Neue

Looking for a new view on design that really makes a difference? Here are 10 international design graduates, originating from 5 continents, ready to share their social solutions with you. These innovative designers excel with idealistic values, ground breaking ideas, and cross-border visions.

14:00 - 14:10 | Watch here 

Class of 2020: Minerva

DDW invited all Dutch design schools to put together an exhibition on the theme of The New Intimacy. Each school approached this in its own way. Some chose to curate a special new expo and others more a collection of graduates. All exhibitions together show the unique and high quality of Dutch design education. Each school has its own emphasis, its own signature, and that is reflected in the exhibition. When the physical DDW stopped, five of the participating schools decided to show their physical installation in the schools. In the upcoming videos you will see that work passes by, with explanations by students and curators.

14:25 - 14:30 | Watch here 

DAE: The Arena - Illuminating the Black Box

With design research at its heart, The Arena is Design Academy Eindhoven’s (DAE) in-house platform for furthering dialogues on design discourse. It addresses and contextualises aspects of design practice that inform and surpass a final object or outcome.Tune in to DDW TV daily on  from 14:30-15:30 for panel discussions on the dilemmas of institutional critique, bio-politics and collective care, power structures behind invisible infrastructures, interrogations on cultural heritage and more.

14:30 – 15:30 | Watch here 

Hungry for Design

What happens when the worlds of design and gastronomy come together? This episode: Designer Lotte de Raadt and chef Dick Middelweerd.

15:30 - 15:45 | Watch here

DDA Award Show Live 2020: Habitat

Every year, Dutch Design Awards (DDA) honours the best Dutch designers and their most impressive and groundbreaking projects. Various disciplines, viewpoints and solutions are judged in light of the impact they have on our society. The 2020 award ceremony has a new, digital packaging. This year sees a first for DDW; ‘DDW TV’. A studio from which DDA will organise a talk show everyday. These talk shows will be presented by a fantastic host, Isolde Hallensleben, and give us the opportunity to take a closer look at the three nominees per category. Who they are, what they do and above all, what their project is about? Trends and developments from the field will be discussed and to top it all off, the winners will be announced. A mixture of content, intimacy and celebration!

16:00 – 16:30 | Watch here 

WDE Talks: Safety

How can we improve safety in neighbourhoods on a human scale? Without locking ourselves away and becoming too dependent on technology? With designer Chris Collaris on the transition of a Rotterdam neighbourhood - the Zuidwijk op Zeker project, and researcher Bart Karstens of the Rathenau Institute on the effects of data-driven projects in smart city Eindhoven.

16:30 - 17:00 | Watch here 

DDW Talks: Future Cities

When we discuss Future Cities we often think of buildings made of glass and steel, whether or not in a park-like setting, or futuristic transport systems with drones or fast cars. But when we tell a story about a city we've just visited, we rarely talk only about the physical part. We talk about atmosphere and identity, about experience. People make the city, they react to their surroundings and to each other. If you look at future cities from the point of view of the desired experience, what does that mean for the use of space, the design of public space, the creation of services and for the ownership structures in the city? How do we want to experience the city? Erna van Holland looks for the answers in conversation with Floor Milikowski (journalist and geographer), Nadia Menkveld (sector economist ABNAmro), Paul Kuipers (intervention architect) and Renée Scheepers (experience architect).

17:00 - 18:00 | Watch here 

Polder Tv

Polder TV marks the beginning of the Polder Triennal, a new initiative that shows, discusses, and unpacks ideas about the changing relationships between cities and the countryside. Makers and thinkers from the Dutch polder region and beyond develop tv broadcasts from the farmstead of designer-architect Rianne Makkink. For the occasion of Dutch Design Week 2020 the terrain in the Noordoostpolder, the most iconic agricultural landscape of The Netherlands, is turned into a temporary tv studio.

18:00 – 18:05 | Watch here 

VPRO: DDW Ambassadeur Talks - Koert van Mensvoort met Lonneke Gordijn

What will our future look like? Chris Kijne, Pieter van der Wielen and Koert van Mensvoort talk to important speakers who shape or predict our future. Our guests include Lidewij Edelkoort, Sabine Marcelis and Lonneke Gordijn.

18:05 - 19:05 | Watch here 

Dezeen - Stories of a Product

A look at the personal stories behind a product and an investigation into how good design can contribute to the relationship between people and products.
Marcus Fairs is joined by Seetal Solanki, who is the founder of Ma-tt-er and is hosting a material therapy event for DDW, Christien Meindertsma, who is presenting a number of works at DDW, including a lamp that "captures the magic of blowing a glass bell" and Aniela Fidler Wireuszewska, whose Diamond Makers Lab creates custom lab-grown diamonds from unexpected sources.

19:05 - 20:05 | Watch here 

Food: Lokaal versus internationaal

Climate change of course also lies in limiting the transport of food. In recent decades, a large-scale international infrastructure has been developed in which many different components for the daily meal from different corners of the world have been developed. world came. This has a disastrous impact on the climate. In addition, the intimate connection between local food production and what's on the plate has disappeared. What is the role of the designer to change this? What initiatives are there to (re)introduce local food production? Can it initiate a change bring?

20:05 - 21:05 | Watch here 


IMPAKT Festival presents: Global Warming Hot Yoga Studio by Pinar Yoldas

Let’s sweat collectively for a new intimacy with our planet. In times of crisis, yoga becomes a tool to restore the equilibrium with the earth.
Join this collective sweating experience in the face of climate change. The yogini will take you into a relaxing journey as you sweat through the asanas: "inhale, and bring your attention to all the particulate matter landing on your alveoles... exhale and let go of your cognitive dissonance..." The practice takes place in front of 200+ heat lamps that spell the letters G-L-O-B-A-L-W-A-R-M-I-N-G.

11:00 - 11:30 | Watch here 

Social Distance Thing - livestream assembly

What if... people around you don't keep the 1.5 meter distance? And you want to address this? The Social Distance Thing raises awareness by projecting a perfect laser circle around you with a 1,5 meter radius. Watch this live stream and create one yourself with the online instructions.

16:00 - 17:00 | Watch here 

Just This Space-ship - Just This DDW Friend-ship

What if all forms of (free) labor were recognised? What if we were really decolonised? What if steady effort took over urgency? What if we could rest? Inspired by the North African 'qaada' or hammams, Just This Spaceship is a platform and toolkit which mediates a space for this culture to grow within artistic and epistemic structures.
Quick tip before we ride together: Space is big, very big, but a space-ship is limited, and ours is very cosy. We have a zero tolerance policy for infectious galactic diseases such as white supremacy, trans-phobia, ableism or islamophobia. Space is very big, don't end up out here all alone.

18:00 - 19:30 | Watch here