An ecology of media, technology and design

Authors

  • Umut Tasa Yildiz Technical University

Keywords:

mediation, ecology, design, media

Abstract

It is a mediated experience through designed artefacts, systems and environments that human beings relate to the earth. The already transformative effect of this mediated existence has accelerated sharply with digitalization. In this research, we take the dichotomies of nature/culture and human/environment and the consequent miscalibration between human intentions and ecological results as the root cause of the current ecology and mind crisis, and we approach the situation as a ‘design failure’. We intend holistically to propose a conceptual design guideline, as a contemplation tool to be able to ‘think like a mountain,’ which proposes a set of common principles that healthy ecosystems are supposed to carry.

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Published

2022-06-07

How to Cite

Umut Tasa. (2022). An ecology of media, technology and design. DISCERN: International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 3(1), 17-30. Retrieved from https://www.designforsocialchange.org/journal/index.php/DISCERN-J/article/view/74