Catherine GEEL

Historian and Professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art, member of the Design Research Centre at ENS Paris-Saclay

Catherine GEEL
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Catherine GEEL is a historian and Professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art, as well as member of the Design Research Centre at ENS Paris-Saclay.
She is also the Founder and Director of the Master’s Degree in « Dirty Art » / Applied Art (Sandberg Instituut/Rietveld Academy, Pays Bas), Co-founder of the Design Parade Festival as well as being an associate commissioner (Villa Noailles, 2003-2011), and Editor-in-Chief of Design (Archistorm 2008-2011). Her next publications will be Design & display : une autre histoire des expositions. Paris, T&P Publishing, 2018, and Les grands textes du design commentés, Paris, éditions de l’IFM-Regards, 2018.

Session Title: Interdisciplinarity : what conditions are necessary for shared exchange ?

In contemporary creation interdisciplinarity is the realisation of the complexity of our world, and the multiple layers of meaning which compose it. What conditions and means (tools, structures, protocoles, language) are necessary to enable us to accomplish this meeting-based method of exchange, derived from both a holistic vision and the association of multiple viewpoints?

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