December 10 2015
"Perifèria" at ESDi’s Hall

For a couple of weeks in Hall of ESDi you can see the exhibition "Periphery" where, under the initiative of Dr. Maia Creus, graduates Oriol Arnedo, Meritxell Carles and Mai Marmol show their three different projects but with a common thread: the people, "but talking with them, working together. Looking for the exchange of knowledge, experiences and emotions. Processes that focus the eye on groups that make up our society, claiming them together and cooperate. "

Their projects are worked in first person, based on actual experience and proximity between people and posed a critical stereotypes imposed emphasizing a heterogeneous society. The aim of these designers is that the design is a transformational tool, a tool for discussion and reflection of our society.

Satellite (by Meritxell Charles)
We live in a world designed for people with no diversity sensory and cognitive. Consequently live in a world designed for most standardized where the "others" are socially classified with terms such as disabled or handicapped.
This catalog highlights the differences in the shape of underestimation and not a characteristic of their identity as valid as any other.
Satellite female voice to these social groups to ensure that the information and experience they offer becomes empathy, understanding and transforming reality in which we live.



Dromomanía  (by Mai Mármol)
The trip, including travel and large scale, is a new form of social escapism? Or shared a possibility of self-knowledge?
Dromomanía reflects on a form where the most important travel is not coming home, and the reasons for the trip is seen as an opportunity to change the way of life.
40 real experiences explain how travel has transformed their lives and also their future life projects.
In the virtual space of the Internet, these experiences are interwoven to share common links and maps of life put at our disposal.



Griot (by Oriol Arnedo)
Emigration is an anthropological phenomenon inscribed in the history of mankind and its territorial deployment, resulting in all cultures, traditions and societies.
Griot gives voice to people who have lived a migratory process firsthand and placing participation and experience as a stage work.
It is a reflection that seeks personal and collective discussion on current social, humanitarian and migration, highlighting new ways and methodologies for cultural and sociological research through design.