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3 Breakfast Talks: Eat Shit

  • Breakfast 1: Shit Matters
  • Breakfast 1: Shit Matters
  • Breakfast 1: Shit Matters
  • Breakfast 1: Shit Matters
  • Breakfast 1: Shit Matters
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit
  • Breakfast Talk 2: Eat Shit


Moderated by Thomas Widdershoven and Danielle Arets

Daily from 10 till 11.15
Admission; free
Including coffee

.

Eat Shit unfolded
by inspirational
grad
uates, design
critics and curators
of the show.

Come and have your
morning coffee with us!
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Why Food?

Designers design for people. Food is at the heart of what people need, and it is something that binds us all. It is energy in the broadest sense. Major problems such as far-reaching industrialisation, animal welfare, bee mortality and obesity have given the subject of food an increased urgency.

See full details on the Food Non Food department here

15th April

Time: 10.00 – 11.15 am

SHIT MATTERS

Especially in the international year of the soils it is important to look at faeces as a source rather than waste material. During this talk we will explore how our perception of material impacts our recycling system and how designers can help us to change paradigms.

Free entrance including coffee.

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16th April

Time: 10.00 – 11.15 am

EAT SHIT

Can you eat your own Poo? Can you use it as a material? How is poo reflecting your state of being?
There is currently a lot of interest in our digestion system, with numerous books about our intestines and bacteria. It’s rather remarkable though, that we are hardly aware of our own shit.
During this talk we will explore how the current food culture (foodism) can be inspired by pooism with:

Free entrance including coffee.

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17th April

Time: 10.00 – 11.15 am

SHITTY TRACES OF THE PAST AND FUTURE

Poo can actually help us to trace our past. Many great secrets are revealed through paleofeces, the study of the waste left behind. These traces of the past contain a lot of information; DNA can be extracted from it and by this we can reveal new stories (f.e. on eating habits, diabetes in the past) of our ancestors.
During this talk we try to find out how shit can be a service/ source of information for scientist, archaeologist, futurologist
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Free entrance including coffee

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Radio EMMA

Obstinate, playful, thorough and creative,
Student Radio EMMA will manifest itself in Milan.

Radio EMMA was born at the Dutch Design Week, where it proved to be the ideal medium for generating information in a designerly way. In Milan EMMA will prove its own unique journalistic qualities with in depth interviews, creative intermezzo’s at the Breakfast talks, questionnaire’s and its own interpretation of the Salone del Mobile.

Please keep track of the recordings at our page and on Facebook