Design and Emergencies in the Latin American Context

  • José Allard Design School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Graciela Kasep Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

Resumen

A look at the evolving role of designers and universities, how they can work together to help improve public services, as well as the potential of strategic design and collaboration to respond to emergency situations.

Biografía del autor/a

José Allard, Design School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

BA in Fine Arts from The Corcoran School of Art, MA in Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts, and PhD in Industrial Design and Multimedia Communication from the Politécnico di Milano. Former director of the Design School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), where he is currently member of the faculty. In 2013 he established, in collaboration with the UC Public Policies Center, the Public Innovation Laboratory which he currently co-directs. Member of the Cumulus directory, Allard is also actively involved in project development, research and design for emergencies. Coordinator of the book Design for Emergencies.

Graciela Kasep, Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

BA in Communication Sciences and Journalism from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and MA in Art History from the UNAM’s Graduate School of Philosophy. Head of the Creative Economy Research Center (CIEC) at CENTRO. Her research explores 20th-century and contemporary art as a mode of social and civic expression. Kasep has curated a number of large-scale exhibitions in Mexico City. She has been developing research and curatorship on expanded cultural production and urban culture topics.

Cómo citar
Allard, J., & Kasep, G. (1). Design and Emergencies in the Latin American Context. Economía Creativa, 154-165. Recuperado a partir de http://ciecpress.centro.edu.mx/ojs/index.php/CentroTI/article/view/412
Sección
Conversaciones: las mentes creativas y los problemas de hoy