Recap: Workshop Socially Engaged Art

The workshop "Socially Engaged Art" with the theme "Monuments - Deconstruction of public space" was the first in a series of 4 workshops in Berlin and Beirut.



The workshop "Socially Engaged Art" with the theme "Monuments - Deconstruction of public space" was the first in a series of 4 workshops in Berlin and Beirut as part of the university partnership between the design akademie berlin and the alba Academié Libanaise des Beaux-Arts. In seven mixed teams of students from the disciplines of film, communication design, photography and architecture promising solutions were developed to rethink the public space occupied by destroyed or existing monuments or to open it up anew with Social Design.

 




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The Berlin School of Design and Communication (formerly design akademie berlin berlin, SRH Hochschule für Kommunikation und Design) is part of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences, a private, state-recognized and accredited university in the heart of Berlin. The five schools of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences combine modern management and entrepreneurship, media and creative industries, technology and IT, music and sound design in modern study programmes.

All schools focus on practice-oriented project work in small teams, freedom for individual learning, and personal supervision by lecturers from the field. In short: learning according to the CORE principle.

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With six Bachelor's and three Master's programmes in marketing, advertising, web development, design and communication, the Berlin School of Design and Communication is a strong academic partner for the Berlin media and agency landscape.

In the spacious studios, open and creative spaces of the Berlin School of Design and Communication, everything revolves around encounters, communication and collaboration.
Located in the heart of Berlin Kreuzberg, the rooms offer the perfect setting for real projects with agencies, publishers, media companies and advertising clients.

It was founded in 2007 as a private university and is state-approved by the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Science and Research. Since 2013 it has been part of SRH Holding, a non-profit foundation based in Heidelberg.  Together with its predecessor institutions - design akademie berlin and Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH - the Berlin School of Design and Communication Design has a 25-year history with extensive educational and teaching experience in the fields of communication, marketing, advertising and design.
At present approx. 300 studying at the Berlin School of Design and Communication are registered, more than 14,000 graduates were trained at the university since its establishment 1995 or further.