MENTORS AND LECTURERS RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
Team 2012-2013: Contextual Design works with a pool of changing (guest)tutors, each of them experts within specific domains. In 2012-13 the following people are involved in the programme:
Gijs Assmann (artist), Simon Davies (graphic designer), Mikel van Gelderen (architect), Edith Gruson (graphic designer), Koen Kleijn (theorist), Jan Konings (designer), Rianne Makkink (architect/designer), Vincent de Rijk (designer), Louise Schouwenberg (theorist), Herman Verkerk (architect), Barbara Visser (artist), and others.
Pool of tutors: Apart from the above mentioned, over the past few years the following people have been involved in this programme, and might be involved again in the next years:
Maarten Baas (designer), Gijs Bakker (designer), Cornel Bierens (artist and theorist), Guus Beumer (director of The New Institute, Rotterdam), Scott Burnham (design researcher), Joost Grootens (architectural and graphic designer), Bart Guldemond (designer), Ni Haifeng (artist), Hansje van Halem (graphic designer), Ineke Hans (designer), Hella Jongerius (designer), Chris Kabel (designer), Vinca Kruk (graphic designer), Joris Laarman (designer), Sofie Lachaert (jewel designer and gallerist), Jeroen van Mastrigt (researcher art & technology), Mario Minale (designer), Ted Noten (jewel designer), Oana Rades (architect), Ronald Rietveld (landscape architect), Jerszy Seymour (designer), Wieki Somers (designer), Gert Staal (theorist), Dries Verbruggen (designer)
Former students include Andrea Trimarchi & Simone Farresin (Formafantasma), Katharina Mischer & Thomas Traxler (mischer'traxler), Tuomas Tolvanen (Studio Markunpoika), Alicia Ongay Perez, Tamar Shafrir, Thomas Vailly, Hsiang Ching Chuang, Mike Thompson, Joana Meroz, Hung Pin Hsueh, Sonja Bäumel, Maurizio Montalti, Tal Erez, and many others.
More information can be found on: http://masters.designacademy.nl/ (website Masters until 2010. Notice: in 2010 the name IM changed into Contextual Design)