04 Oct Transitional School – Istanbul Biennale
TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL DOHA
Istanbul Biennale – DOHA workshop explored the developing metal recycling industries in the city. Participants toured in Doha’s Industrial Area and collected raw materials from the processing of used automobiles and car batteries. This recycled metal was used in a DIY foundry for experiments with sand casting, a process which molten metal is poured into molds created from sand.
The Biennial describes “A School of Schools” as a “multi-platform biennale that will use, test, and revise a variety of educational strategies to reflect on the role of design, knowledge, and global connectedness in contemporary Istanbul and beyond… A School of Schools manifests as a set of dynamic learning formats encouraging creative production, sustainable collaboration, and social connection.’
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