dieDAS walk + talk
2021 Program

The 2021 dieDAS walk + talk summit “Symbiotic Habitat - Growing Regenerative Connections” explored the coexistence of humans and nature. Topics ranged from designing a sustainable future to master crafts and materials survival, as well as past, present, and future material ecologies.

Chaired by Wava Carpenter, design critic and curatorial director Design Miami, the digital conversations and presentations featured an esteemed set of contributors, including:

  • Beatrice Galilee, curator and author  
  • Xu Tiantian, architect
  • Prof. Sébastien Marot, philosopher and historian
  • Fernando Laposse, designer


Moreover, the international dieDAS 2021 fellows presented the results of their collective on-site project workshop in collaboration with dieDAS Artistic Director Maurizio Montalti. dieDAS Founding Director Arne Cornelius Wasmuth introduced the academy’s overall program as well as the site-specific challenges of the “uncomfortable monument”.  

A sincere thank you to all those who participated.
We look forward to sharing our 2022 program with you soon.