Metaphors of service
In our daily language, as well as the scientific language, about service, there are a set of dominant metaphors used. Metaphors are powerful structures that directs our thinking, what we understand as possible, as well as establishes power initiatives. In this panel we dissect some of the dominant metaphors, and explore other possible, and maybe improbable, metaphors. In doing so, we wish to contribute to a critical perspective on the metaphors we design by. The panel-talks will be a fairly well prepared, so the dissections are not done on the fly, and the choice of alternative metaphors will also be done beforehand. Hopefully the dissections, and the alternatives can be supported with a bit of design work.
Chaired by Stefan Holmlid and Ana Kustrak Korper
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