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The Self Design Academy

This project was part of DDW 2020
The Self Design Academy — © MU/The Self Design Academy

Who are we and who do we want to be? Driven by the lucrative selfhelp industry we polish our identities and image. That turns all of us into selfdesigners - there just wasn't a training for it yet... But now there is.

"In our time self-design has become the mass cultural practice par excellence", writes philosopher Boris Groys. Our self is elusive, to say the least. It roams in memories and dreams, it briefly shows up on x-rays and personality tests. Our self

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Escape Here Now by Emma Verhoeven — © MU/The Self Design Academy/Emma Verhoeven

LIMB-O by Marlot Meyer — © MU/Boudewijn Bollmann

Landscape as House by Anna Maria Fink — © MU/The Self Design Academy/Ana Maria Gómez López

Punctum V.4 by Ana Maria Gómez López