OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS — The 6th Biennial Design Science Symposium: Inclusive Narratives from Nature
The RISD Nature Lab, RISD Fleet Library, and Synergetics Collaborative are pleased to announce an open call for proposals for the the upcoming 6th Biennial Design Science Symposium: Inclusive Narratives from Nature. The event will bring together multiple speakers and workshop/breakout session leaders that explore varied approaches to a holistic relationship with nature and natural systems, sustainable|nature inspired making, and community development.
We invite artists, designers, makers, scientists, farmers, social scientists, educators, botanists, community leaders, historians, writers, and collaborators to submit an abstract (1 page maximum) that emphasizes how your work fits within any of the following themes:
1. Ways of Knowing—Challenging Predominant Understanding of Epistemologies
2. Current and Future Communities
3. Rebuilding Solidarity in Nature
4. Equitable Technology
5. Narratives—Valuing Cultural Inclusion
Submission deadline is March 31, 2019
Visit designscience.risd.edu to submit a proposal
Due to limited slots, all proposals will be juried
Please share amongst your colleagues, friends, and anyone you know who would be interested in submitting a proposal or attending the event.