Category Archives: RECIPROCITY EN

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OPENING RECIPROCITY 2015 :: CONFERENCE ARTEK MANIFEST

Want to understand the fundamentals of Finnish aesthetics? On October 1st, the Executive Director of Artek, Marianne Goebl, will hold a conference about the long journey, research and investment in sustainable design of the brand founded by Alvaro Aalto. Artek, founded as a platform for modern arts, industry, interior architecture and propaganda in the beginning of the international modernist movement, still works according to the vision of its creators 80 years after its creation, and opens the ball of RECIPROCITY with the opening of the…

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THE TASTE OF CHANGE :: INTERNATIONAL PRIZE :: AND THE WINNER IS…

… Arne Pauwels and his Wakati project! It is a successful project that does not hide its ambitions – minimize post-harvest losses of what has already been produced in developing countries – which won the International Prize at the RECIPROCITY DAY / EXPO MILANO 2015 Belgian Pavilion, awarded by the International Jury of the Call for Projects THE TASTE OF CHANGE – Design for food. Wakati, which means “time” in Swahili, allows farmers to increase the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. According to the…

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THE TASTE OF CHANGE :: EUREGIO PRIZE :: AND THE WINNER IS…

… Chloe Rutzerveld and her Project Edible Growth! It is an unprecedented challenge, demonstrating how high tech can rhyme with health, that won the Euregio Prize, awarded this May 4 by the Jury of the Call for Projects THE TASTE OF CHANGE – Design for food. Edible growth is an example of a future food product that forms a bridge between new technologies and authentic practices of growing and breeding food. It combines food with new technology, nature, culture and design. Multiple layers containing an…

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WAITING FOR RECIPROCITY 2015 :: THE GUESTS

The soul of RECIPROCITY is eminently polyphonic. The main program, developed by internationally renowned curators, will include a meeting point, four exhibitions and an event dedicated to documentary films on social innovation. But there’s much more… Five exhibitions and events will be organized around the main program and its theme by guest institutions, all active in the field of design in Belgium. Let’s discover these guest exhibitions. Design on Track is a co-organization by Spi, Wallonie Design and Job’in Design. This exhibition brings together a…

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THE TASTE OF CHANGE :: WALLONIE-BRUXELLES PRIZE :: AND THE WINNER IS… 

… Violaine Dupuis and her project Tiffin! It’s a new service that promises few tons less of waste, based on a sharing system of food boxes, that won the Wallonie-Bruxelles Prize awarded this May 4 by the Jury of the Call for Projects THE TASTE OF CHANGE – Design for food. And how does it work? You subscribe to the Tiffin service in one of the partner restaurants: you pay 10,00 € plus a 10,00 € deposit and you receive your Tiffin box (a compartmentalized…

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THE TASTE OF CHANGE :: WALLONIA PRICE ::: AND THE WINNER IS…

… Local Eat, represented by its co-creator Julie Royaux! It is a free application shortening the distance between producers and consumers of the agri-food sector, designed to revitalize the local economy, which won the Wallonia Price attributed this May 4 by the Jury of the call for projects THE TASTE OF CHANGE – Design for food. Consuming quality products while supporting local producers is an approach that many of us want to undertake, but without knowing what to do, where to go. Who are the…

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RECIPROCITY DAY :: EXPO MILANO 2015 :: Belgian Pavilion

In the framework of the Wallonia-Brussels Week organized by Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI), Wallonia Export & Investment Agency (AWEX) and Wallonia-Brussels Design Fashion (WBDM) in the Belgian Pavilion at EXPO MILANO 2015, we are pleased to invite you to the RECIPROCITY DAY, an event entirely dedicated to the International Triennial of Design & Social Innovation. In partnership with Wallonia-Brussels Architectures (WBA) and during one day, RECIPROCITY will host the Belgian Pavilion with two round tables attended by a number of prestigious names from the worlds of…

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ROTOR – DECONSTRUCTION

They aim to take a fresh and nuanced look across a mostly ignored economic sector: the dismantling of buildings aimed to be destroyed and reuse of building materials and architectural elements… Meet Rotor, the design and architecture collective founded in 2005 by Maarten Gielen, Tristan Boniver and Lionel Devlieger. Counting today a growing number of members, it was built around a common fascination for material flow. Commissioner of DECONSTRUCTION, one of the main exhibitions of the next edition of RECIPROCITY, we would like to introduce…

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