DISECHOS’08 took place from 21st September to 1st October, 2008, within the framework of the International Furniture Fair of Valencia, in the facilities of Feria Valencia, School of Design Engineering (ETSID) of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and Magatzems Wall&Video gallery.
The studio organises and produces the meeting, and it develops the identity and communication material.
Sponsor: School of Design Engineering (ETSID) and Vice-chancellorship of Culture of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Environment Counsillorship of Valencia, Habitat Valencia/Feria Valencia
Collaborate: Magatzems Wall&Video, Makea Tu Vida.
Media Partner: AU.
Video and edition: Sonia Llera
Original Music: Fernando Herrera
• Round Table “Other Design is Possible” opened a theoretical space where assistants and experts debated about ecological design as a tool to propose alternatives to the current production system. Participants:
Joaquim Viñolas (architect and designer).
Curro Claret (designer and professor in Elisava – Barcelona School of Design and Engineering).
Gabriel Songel (Chair professor of Polytechnic University of Valencia).
Alberto Flores (member founder of Makea Tu Vida).
• Post-Fair Workshop Design with Waste. Directed by the designer Curro Claret with the support of Makea Tu Vida, the workshop explored the possibilities that offer the residues of such an important furniture fair as Habitat Valencia.
• Showroom “Makea Tu Vida”. Exhibition of furniture made from waste by Makea Tu Vida, and launching of the online platform of El-Recetario.net.
• Competition-Exhibition “Furniture from Pallets”. Magatzems Wall&Vídeo gallery.
GRAPHIC PROJECT DISECHOS’08
The documentary of DISECHOS’08, directed by the documentary maker Sonia Llera, shows the experience of the participants in this meeting, from students to lecturers, teachers and institutions.