Design is one of the disciplines/activities devoted to creating tools to (re)shape the world, referring to human practices of world-making. As we know it today, design refers to a particular kind of world-making practice that helped shape the modern capitalist world in which we live. Pivot 2021 focuses on the tools that we might design and use to dismantle the structures of the current civilizational model (patriarchal capitalist modernity) and to reassemble the debris into new models, converting debris into the nurturing humus for worlds in the making. By tools, we refer to not only artifacts but also to services, symbols, rules, institutions, policies, pedagogies, systems, environments.

Pivot 2021 Received 126 Submissions with 68 papers accepted after peer review by the international board of reviewers.

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