Chris Gaul (part 1)

Ep 37:

Chris Gaul’s work integrates philosophies and methods from art and design to explore the potential for creating moments of contemplation and curiosity in everyday life. He shares a passion for using design to protect human rights, cure disease, fight climate change, encourage young artists, and build local communities.
We met on his couch and spoke about:

-cricket teams and learnt behaviour
-tweaking your world
-interactive design for static objects
-k e r n i n g
-indigenous australian design
-invisible technology
-impotence and potential for evil
sail remix
-christianity and buddhism
-planting an oak tree next to a building built of oak so that the replacement oak is onsite when needed
-brain bandwidth
-evil vs invasive
-lack of direct experience disintegrates empathy
-not having a TV in your home
-sharing publicly designed spaces with ads

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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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