Teaching as Activism: Encouraging the Unexpected

  • Nik Hafermaas ArtCenter
  • Kerstin Scheuch Centro de diseño, cine y televisión


With a focus on design activism and its connection to design education, this conversation reflects on the institution’s role in developing experimental initiatives, collaboration across disciplines, and the creation of transformational learning situations—such as the Berlin Studio project, a Test Lab that encourages students to work in unusual circumstances.

Biografía del autor/a

Kerstin Scheuch, Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

BA in Art History from Vienna/St. Andrew’s and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau). Director general of CENTRO since 2004. Previously, consultant at the Art Center College of Design (Pasadena/ Barcelona) and executive consultant at KPMG in London. In Vienna she was managing director of The Secession, head of marketing of the 23rd Council of Europe Exhibition and department head at Sotheby’s. She is an expert in strategy, innovation and education, and is featured in the book: Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration.

Cómo citar
Hafermaas, N., & Scheuch, K. (1). Teaching as Activism: Encouraging the Unexpected. Economía Creativa, 30-43. Recuperado a partir de http://ciecpress.centro.edu.mx/ojs/index.php/CentroTI/article/view/431
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