Nurturing Interspecies Kinship x DIGITAL AS A PLACE
also known as 
๐“ฃ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“Ÿ๐“ช๐“ป๐“ช๐“ต๐“ต๐“ฎ๐“ต ๐“Ÿ๐“ป๐“ธ๐“ณ๐“ฎ๐“ฌ๐“ฝ

September - October 2023
Concept Module for Graduate Media Design Practices, ArtCenter College of Design

The What

Concept students will cultivate an ๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ฝ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ผ๐“น๐“ฎ๐“ฌ๐“ฒ๐“ฎ๐“ผ ๐“ด๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ผ๐“ฑ๐“ฒ๐“น through the selection, care, maintenance, and observation of a ๐Ÿ„ฟ๐Ÿ„ป๐Ÿ„ฐ๐Ÿ„ฝ๐Ÿ…ƒ ๐Ÿ„ฟ๐Ÿ„ด๐Ÿ…ƒ.

Class Objectives

- Experiencing new types of collective experiences
- Cultivating an appreciation for non-human intelligences
- Shifting through online & offline spaces through a mediated plant
- Embodying the maintenance role
- Creating alternative interfaces
- Learning what having a โ€œparallel projectโ€ means in relation to primary design research in a creative practice 

Bibliography of Inspiration ( like branches on a tree )

- Group

The Mediated Plant by Teresa Castro
Pollinator Pathmaker by Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
P2P Residency Berlin, Distributed Web of Care, led by Taeyoon Choi
A Community is a Garden: Tools for Artists, Communities, and Institutitions, compiled by Kanyinsola Anifowoshe and Mikki Janower
My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be?, by Laurel Schwulst

Instructions & Schedule

Class Instructions