Damla Tönük: “Materiality, Design, and the Caveman”
Our part-time instructor Damla Tönük Ph.D., will be giving a seminar titled “Materiality, Design, and the Caveman” on May 8th, 2019 Wednesday. We kindly invite all interested to Kubbealtı between 12:30 and 13:30. Damla TONUK acquired BSc and Msc degrees at the Department of Industrial Design, METU, and her PhD degree in Sociology at Lancaster University, UK. She is interested in the broader socio-material relations in which design sits. Her MSc study focused on the relationships between objects, everyday practices, and users, from material culture and practice theory perspectives. Her PhD research elaborated on material-product relationships from material culture and science and technology studies perspectives. She is working on theoretical framings of materials, conceptualisation of bio-materials, material-design relationships, materialisation of cultural forms.