On the 29th of August, Genspaces will have a visit from the Willy Wonka of design- Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.

Designing the Impossible:

At GenSpace the Willy Wonka of Design and Science, Critical explorer and fearless and passionate provocateur, WIRED Innovation Fellow, designer Nelly Ben Hayoun will create a space for thought, debate. She will define her design work and practice as a Designer of Experiences and demonstrate how the Human Condition can prevail over technology. She will pledge for Greek Tragedy and remind the audience that innovation often comes from ‘multidisciplinary conflicts’. She will explain the challenges she faces in her own practice, trying to defy and design in the gravity of the hyperreal, a world where fiction is as truthful as reality. In this passionate keynote, she will share the complexity of her large-scale projects (The International Space Orchestra, Disaster Playground, I AM (NOT) A MONSTER and the University of the Underground) and introduce members of the public to her ‘hammering and total bombardment’ philosophy. 
 
 
The talk will take place on the 29th Aug at 19:00 pm, at Genspaces. Ticket prices to come, but we really look forward to seeing you there!