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Shaping Sexuality - Joannette van der Veer - Beforeplay


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Presentation by Joanette van der Veer During the mini symposium Shaping Sex, Designing Sexuality that took place on the 20th of oktober in MU artspace, during the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven.

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Shaping Sexuality - Joannette van der Veer - Beforeplay

  1. 1. JOANNETTE VAN DER VEER Shaping Sex, Designing Sexuality
  2. 2. Ettore Sottsass ‘Shiva’ vase 1973
  3. 3. Hayward, Stephen, ‘Writing Contemporary Design into History’ in: Lees-Maffei, Grace, Writing Design: Words and Objects, London/ New York (Berg) 2012, pp. 63-74. A post-optimal version of design history is ‘less likely to focus on the evolution of the ‘tool-like’ capacity of everyday objects […] than what might be called the ‘emotional efficacy’ of things: their ability to amuse, to disturb, to trigger memories, to solicit playful interactions.’ p.70.
  4. 4. Droog Design ‘Do Hit’ chair 2000
  5. 5. Consumer Culture - Competitive - Stressful - Over-mediated - Throwaway Poetic Approach - connects us with our true selves - embodiments of meaningful experiences
  6. 6. sensual destructive awkward shameful desire lust painful joy banal cliché
  7. 7. be·fore·play
  8. 8. Edouard Manet ‘A Bunch of Asparagus’ 1880
  9. 9. JOANNETTE VAN DER VEER Thank you.