BIANCA HERLO, Dr. des. @

Senior Design Researcher at the Berlin University of the Arts, Design Research Lab; head of the research group Civic Infrastructures at the Design Research Lab/Berlin UdK; since 2014, board member of the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF). 2015 member of the planning group Living Future. 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relationships.

Lecturer at Universität der Künste Berlin (design, design theory and design methods); Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin (advanced design theory, design history and design research); BTK - Hochschule für Gestaltung, Hamburg (Bildlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit); Hochschule Anhalt/Dessau, Design Department (Ethics and Aesthetics).

Mit-Mach-Handbuch: A manual for self-organization
Story-Booth: Installation in the town hall in Brandis
Lullaby Box Installation (re:publica 2016, State of Design 2016, designtransfer 2016, Living Future Festival Berlin 2015, Arab-Jewish Center Tel Aviv 2015)
Memories of the Future: Storry App
Geschichtswerkstatt Brandis: Plattform Individuelle Erinnerung, lokale Geschichte, müendliche Erzählung
De:Routing APP: Once a different perception of the surroundigs
Fast fwd: too slow? Hybrid Magazin

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS (Project lead): Social Living Labs: Connected Neighborhoods NRW/Bürger Vernetzen Nachbarschaften. Bürgerwerkstätte in NRW (2016-2018, MBWSV); Brandis, Participatory City/Mit-Mach-Stadt Brandis (2016-2017, Ministry of the Interior Saxony SMI); Participation in the Natural History Museum Berlin/Besucherpartizipation im Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (2016-2018, German Federal Environmental Foundation DBU); RECENTLY CLOSED PROJECTS: Fast fwd: too slow? with FH Dortmund/Prof. Brückner & the Buchlabor; Community Now? Conflicts, Interventions, New Publics (2013-2016, German-Israeli Future Forum Foundation DIZF) / Community Now? Blog; DOCTORAL RESEARCH: Narrative strategies and the representation of memory in biographical documentariesErinnern (Erinnenrn und Erzählen im biografischen Dokumentarfilm), Prof. Dr. W. Ruppert/UdK Berlin.; Project Lead & Head Curator of Community Now? Conflicts, Interventions, New Publics, a project by the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF), Berlin UdK & Bezalel Academy Jerusalem (Community Now? Blog); Some conferences I organized: Reflecting Research , DGTF conference, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau | Open Cities Symposium, Berlin UDK, designtransfer | The Politics of Participatory Design, Symposium & Exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin | Since 2010: Annual Conferences of the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF). OTHER STUFF: I co-founded the *.artlabs - for art, design and technology, a medialab in Sibiu/Ro | 3 years fellowship as Cultural Manager of the Robert Bosch Stiftung | Community Now The Book | Berliner Designstudie und Designstrategie | Documentary "Trotz Alledem - Formen von Resilienz". Documentary: SATU. Biografical distortions (in process). More? LMGTFY