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How to make peace as a critical impetus for powerful innovation today?

 

INTRODUCTIONS TO THE THEME

The two-day International Aino and Alvar Aalto Design Colloquium – DESIGN & PEACE sought answers to the questions over the theme. Here are video recordings of the introductory presentations from three specific viewpoints: 1. Peace in Society; 2. Conflicts and Peace; and 3. Spatial Peace.

Jukka Savolainen

Design Museum Helsinki
Nordic Society – Design for social wellbeing and preventive peace making

Heini Lehtinen

Raven & Wood agency
Designing Hope

Arto Sivonen

måndag
What is the meaning of peace? It’s not just the opposite of war

PUBLICATION

The questions, answers and discussions of them at the Colloquium will be documented and edited for publication as a book. The collecting and editing of the colloquium material for the publication will be done by a Swedish curator and writer, Gustaf Kjellin. The colloquium publication will be available in autumn 2019 online and it will be on sale through selected book shops.

 

OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION

Public program of the event included an open panel discussion over the outcomes of the colloquium continued by an evening party. The event was held at the Alvar Aalto Museum on Saturday 15 June 2019.