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Dr. Frederick (Fred) van Amstel is a design educator and researcher who enables people from different social backgrounds to work, learn, and play together while designing services, websites, applications, electronic products, games, environments, theater performances, and other interactive experiences. His latest work investigates designerly and artistic approaches to overcome oppression and other kinds of systemic contradictions.

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Recurrent topics

Activity theory Anthropophagy contradictions Critical pedagogy Cultural studies Data visualization decolonizing design Design for open innovation Design for social innovation designing freedom design livre design space design studies design thinking Interaction design metadesign oppression Organization Studies Participatory design Production of space Science and Technology Studies Serious gaming Service design Software engineering Speculative design theater of the oppressed

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