Changing Places: Another Perspective / by Kiersten Nash

The Changing Places card deck is a tool designed for individuals and organizations to collaboratively engage with the relational complexities that characterize our contemporary context, from a diversity of perspectives. Constructed on Bruno Latour's Actor-Network Theory, the deck is composed of cards that represent:


ACTORS

Agents
individuals
organizations
technologies
artifacts

 

STORIES

Experiences
fact
fiction

 

CONNECTIONS

Networks
prompts to align
actors & stories

WHAT IF...

Futures
speculative
 

 

WILD CARDS

Provocations
diversity of scales
and perspectives


[RE]NEGOTIATE

IDENTIFY

transcend physical & psychological boundaries

collaborate across cultures, demographics
& disciplines

visualize ecologies of
interdependent political,
social & economic infrastructures

[DIS]ASSEMBLE

trace migration,
accumulation & allocation
of resources

identify connections, contingencies & boundaries

 

[RE]FRAME

speculate on innovate assemblages of actors

to more effectively distribute resources

Changing Places: A Taylor Haig Card Deck. Designed Lucy Kimbell in collaboration with Taylor Haig and Kiersten Nash, 2011. Photos from the Designing Better Futures Workshop, University of Oxford Saïd Business School and Westminster City Council Workshop, London.