Designalism Podcast

The Designalism Podcast portrays the frontrunners at the intersection of design and journalism. By combining methods, tools and tricks from both disciplines new forms of information arise, and with that new insights and surprising perspectives.

Mark Deuze
University of Amsterdam

Mark Deuze is professor Mediastudies at the University of Amsterdam. Central to Deuze's work is critical reflection on the interaction between media and society, especially in the field of professional media production and media use.

29:13 | 19.10.21 | S2 E15

Tobias Natterer
DDB Berlin

Tobias Natterer has worked for DDB Berlin on the Uncensored Library. Using the popular video game Minecraft, articles that are forbidden in some countries, become accessible to everyone. This project is initiated by Reporters Without Borders, which fights for freedom of information.

25:51 | 12.10.21 | S2 E14

Niels Schrader
MA Non Linear Narrative

Niels Schrader leads a MA at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague called Non Linear Narrative. He is interested in combining journalistic and forensic research with data, information technology and art.

30:42 | 05.10.21 | S2 E13

Marisa Mazria Katz
Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism

Based in New York, Marisa Mazria Katz is a journalist and writer, covering culture and politics. She founded Creative Time Reports, which invited artists to give their perspectives on the news. She then became editorial director at Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism, that supports artists to produce innovative journalistic work.

27:25 | 09.07.21 | S2 E12

Lara Ankersmit
Het Financieele Dagblad

Lara Ankersmit is deputy editor-in-chief of Het Financieele Dagblad, the Dutch equivalent of the Financial Times. Previously she was responsible for Digital Media at NOS, the Dutch Public Broadcasting Organisation, where -among others- she started an Innovation Lab. Lara Ankersmit has extensive experience in journalism, digital media and design.

34:35 | 29.06.21 | S2 E11

René Sommer
Pointer | KRO-NCRV

René Sommer is Editor in Chief of Pointer, a programme for investigative journalism on Dutch public television. Pointer combines classic investigative journalism with data journalism, crowdsourcing and open source intelligence.

20:40 | 22.06.21 | S2 E10

Yuri Veerman
Indepent Designer

Yuri Veerman is a designer and artist who focuses on the meaning of signs and symbols we use in society. By playing with them and by using simple interventions such as changing contexts he reveals their true meanings.

31:58 | 15.06.21 | S2 E9

Annelys de Vet
Disarming Design from Palestine

This conversation was recorded on the 1st of April 2021. Annelys de Vet is a designer and co-founder of designlabel Disarming Design from Palestine (DDFP). It creates products that tell alternative stories about life under occupation. She has also made the Subjective Atlas, in which people map their surroundings from a subjective point of view.

29:14 | 01.06.21 | S2 E8

Elliot Higgins
Bellingcat

We should probably regard July 14th 2014, as a historic day. It is the day Eliot Higgins started Bellingcat, an investigative website that uses open source tools to expose the truth behind global news stories. Bellingcat has changed research methods and investigative journalism forever.

29:00 | 25.05.21 | S2 E7

Cream on Chrome
Martina Huynh & Jonas Althaus

Cream on Chrome is a collaboration of Martina Huynh and Jonas Althaus and they work at the cutting edge of journalism and design.

23:14 | 18.05.21 | S2 E6

Barbara Visser
F for Fact | Sandberg Instituut

As a photographer, filmmaker and performance artist, Barbara Visser focuses on the tension between fact and fiction, on identity, on the relationship between original and copy. Recently she started F for Fact, a new curriculum at the Sandberg Institute of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.

41:26 | 11.05.21 | S2 E5

Robert Trafford
Forensic Architecture

Forensic Architecture is a research agency that combines journalism with a deep knowledge of architecture. This combination has led to stunning results. Bob Trafford works at Forensic Architecture and he is specialized in open source research, data mining and analysis.

35:37 | 04.05.21 | S2 E4

Angelique Spaninks
MU Eindhoven

Angelique Spaninks is director of MU, Hybrid Art House in Eindhoven. The name MU is derived from a Japanese character that stands for synergy. That synergy characterizes the background of Angelique Spaninks: she has a background in both design and journalism.

21:31 | 27.04.21 | S2 E3

Foundland Collective
Ghalia Elsrakbi and Lauren Alexander

Based in Amsterdam and Cairo, Foundland is an art collective founded in 2009 by Syrian artist Ghalia Elsrakbi and South African artist Lauren Alexander. They use reports from media and social media about the Middle East to create narratives based on their personal experiences.

30:09 | 22.04.21 | S2 E2

Harald Dunnink
Momkai | De Correspondent

Almost 20 years ago he started Designstudio Momkai and in 2013 together with Rob Wijnberg he initiated news organisation De Correspondent. So if we understand Designalism as the merging of design and journalism this is the man to talk to.

38:37 | 15.04.21 | S2 E1

Stijn Postema
University of Amsterdam

Stijn Postema is a journalist with a background in visual culture, and currently he’s working on his PhD exploring the field of what he calls ‘Artistic Journalism’.

11:15 | 24.10.19 | S1 E6

Irene Stracuzzi
Designer

Italian born graphic and information designer Irene Stracuzzi focusses on geopolitcs and cartography, making both commissioned and self-initiated projects.

26:44 | 24.10.19 | S1 E5

Coralie Vogelaar
Artist

The borderland between humans and computers is a recurring theme in the work of Coralie Vogelaar focussing on technologies and the human body.

32:23 | 24.10.19 | S1 E4

Robert Glas
Artist

Robert Glas investigates the relation between the individual and the state. More specifically the way in which the state uses regulations and technologies to enforce the law.

33:47 | 24.10.19 | S1 E3

Annet Henneman
Theatro di Nascosto

Annet Henneman of Theatro Nascosto (Hidden Theatre) is joining us for a conversation of how theatre can be employed from a journalistic perspective.

36:05 | 24.10.19 | S1 E2

Koert van Mensvoort
Next Nature Network

Koert van Mensvoort is initiator of Next Nature Network exploring how technology becomes so complex, autonomous it becomes a nature of its own.

29:24 | 24.10.19 | S1 E1