This webinar will focus on the nature of everyday urban experience, particularly in the light of the current pandemic. Speakers will focus on different aspects of the design and material culture of everyday urban life, with topics including ways of thinking about the everyday, analysing the everyday street, collecting the everyday and the future of everyday urban experience.
Professor Ben Highmore (author of Theories of Everyday Life and The Everyday Life Reader)
Jess Majekodunmi (Design Innovation Leader, The Dock)
Brenda Malone (Curator, National Museum of Ireland)
Nathalie Weadick (Director, Irish Architecture Foundation)
The webinar is being held to mark the launch of The Urban Everyday: Design and Material Culture of Dublin 7, an online project by MA Design History and Material Culture and MA Service Design Students at the National College of Art and Design in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland.