Barcelona Design Week 2021 hosts numerous proposals and activities by Elisava

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Place: Several places

One more year, Elisava participates with numerous activities in the Barcelona Design Week (BDW), which this year changes its format to adapt to the new reality.
For this, the BDW will be held in two dates:

  • From June 7 to 17: BDW Pro, ten days of mainly professional online and hybrid activities.
  • From October 7 to 30: the BDW City Festival will bring together face-to-face activities aimed at the general public.

The motto of the 2021 edition is "Think, Design, Act". Or what is the same: think design, design and implement new solutions, models and environments that are more sustainable, economically viable and focused on the real needs of people. In other words, making design even more visible as a key ally for any sector and putting people at the center. These are some of our activities within the framework of BDW Pro:

Best Design of the Year Exhibition

Unmissable exhibition to know the current state of the design, architecture and art sector. Organized by the FAD in collaboration with the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, the exhibition gathers all the winning and finalist works of the different prizes awarded by the FAD associations, including the graphic project of the Elisava Master 's Talks lecture series.
From June 2 to August 29
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EDIVI - Presentation of the project Decidim

The EDIVI network proposes a virtual debate on the new opportunities that arise as a society as a result of the pandemic. Design schools are coming up with projects that propose new design opportunities that reject a return to a "new normal" in order to build a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient post-covid society. Among them, Elisava proposes the project New spaces for politics: TORNEM al Canòdrom, which aims to give a second life to the Canòdrom building in Meridiana by reinventing it as an Athenaeum of Digital and Democratic Innovation.

Presentation by Eloi Sánchez (student) and Roger Paez (teacher).
Tuesday 8th June
More information - Link to watch the talk

ADI Making Of... Materiality

Meeting point between the designer, the company, the production company and the public, where they will share experiences in the development of products that stand out for the careful choice of the materials used, such as Entre redes, TFG of Elisava Alumni Amalia Puga.
Wednesday, June 9th
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New European Bauhaus Conference

Dr. Albert Fuster, Academic Director of Elisava, participates in this session about the opportunities for Barcelona and its business and creative fabric in the framework of the new European project New European Bauhaus.
Thursday, June 10th
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ADG Laus 2021 Evening (online)

We will know the winners of the Laus Awards 2021, to which more than 25 Elisava projects have been nominated.
Thursday, June 10th
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Conference Preserving diversity: Design & Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Ariel Guersenzvaig, researcher and professor at Elisava, will talk about the ethical impact of artificial intelligence on society and its potential threat to equality, plurality and diversity.
Friday, June 29th
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