Making Lemonade: Design and Mortality in the Age of COVID-19

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October 12, 2020
4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Online via Zoom Webinar

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Add to Calendar 2020-10-12 16:00:00 2020-10-12 17:00:00 Making Lemonade: Design and Mortality in the Age of COVID-19 This panel conversation will examine some of the ways in which design can be used to mediate the topic of death and mortality. Designed objects that prompt conversations about post-death planning and contemporary designs that accommodate traditional Hindu rituals will be framed by intellectual perspectives on death from philosophy and sociology. We will explore how contemporary trends in end-of-life rituals are shifting, especially during the current pandemic. Participants: Mary Anne Beecher Chairperson, The Ohio State University, Department of Design Steve Brown Associated Faculty, Department of Philosophy Kim Lopez Associated Faculty, Department of Sociology... sociological constructions of death Ikkurthy Srivalli Pradeepthi and Dommu Krishna Chaitanya Designers of contemporary crematoria in India/reinterpretations of Hindu rituals/practices. https://da-studios.com/da-studios Watch the Recorded Webinar Here:  https://osu.zoom.us/rec/share/QctdaLHp4Qr305sDCO2PU0rQry68_cH7CgzD60EctPaL9opVz_HDKlvBMLtCMO6Q.aX1IB-1wJy-sq85R Online via Zoom Webinar Urban Arts Space uas@osu.edu America/New_York public
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This panel conversation will examine some of the ways in which design can be used to mediate the topic of death and mortality. Designed objects that prompt conversations about post-death planning and contemporary designs that accommodate traditional Hindu rituals will be framed by intellectual perspectives on death from philosophy and sociology. We will explore how contemporary trends in end-of-life rituals are shifting, especially during the current pandemic.


Participants:

Mary Anne Beecher

  • Chairperson, The Ohio State University, Department of Design

Steve Brown

  • Associated Faculty, Department of Philosophy

Kim Lopez

  • Associated Faculty, Department of Sociology... sociological constructions of death

Ikkurthy Srivalli Pradeepthi and Dommu Krishna Chaitanya


Watch the Recorded Webinar Here: 

https://osu.zoom.us/rec/share/QctdaLHp4Qr305sDCO2PU0rQry68_cH7CgzD60EctPaL9opVz_HDKlvBMLtCMO6Q.aX1IB-1wJy-sq85R

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