How can we make best use of the digital revolution? How can we avoid undesirable developments? What does the digital revolution mean for different areas of design? What are the theories underpinning the digital revolution and what methods already exist? The exhibition Human by Machine, which is on display in the MAK Forum in Vienna until 28 July 2019, presents a range of design projects from students and graduates of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The projects, created in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, are the result of interpretations, interventions and objects developed by interdisciplinary teams on a wide range of topics, including the concept of design, the roles and responsibilities of designers in the 21st century, copyright versus open design, the use of new materials and technologies, the conservation of resources, and design strategies at the interface between humans and machines.
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