Times of Waste Symposium: Material Research in the Museum on 18 and 19 March 2020

Blog entry from 03/10/2020

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Exhibition view „Times of Waste – The Leftover“ in the Museum der Kulturen Basel 2017
Exhibition view „Times of Waste – The Leftover“ in the Museum der Kulturen Basel 2017
Copyright: Omar Lemke

The cycle of consuming and throwing away, as it is perpetuated worldwide today, must inevitably come to an end. An important aspect in the discussion is the material that is used, disposed of, but also archived and musealised. This is where the Times of Waste symposium comes in. The symposium takes its title from the exhibition Design Lab #5 Times of Waste, the result of a research project on the smartphone as a disposable product.

In cooperation with the research team of the FHNW Hochschule für...

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