Platform for Research through the Arts and Sciences

project link: Uncut 2018


research questions: What role can touch and being touched play in multidisciplinary research fields when written and spoken language is a limitation? How can we use physical, haptic, and speculative design objects to connect artistic and scientific research?


Based on these questions and related to eleven different scientific PhD-research projects from Wageningen University, Jewellery – linking bodies and designLAB students collaborated and developed portable conversation pieces that trigger curiosity, wonder, touch, sensory communication, dialogue, feedback, and new perspectives on this research.

Contributors include include Clemens Driessen who is an Assistant Professor in the Cultural Geography department of Wageningen University, as well as students Caroline Bach, Esben Larsen, Eloïse Dieutegard, Franca Ullrich, Jet van der Touw, Jonas Hejduk, Juchen Dai, Juliette Delarue, Kenshiro Suzuki, Laura Schürch, Maria Yzaga de las Casas, Marie-Louise Schmidlin, Margherita Chinchio, Marguerite Boneil, Mica Pan, Leon Bloch, Naomi Lamdin, Nicolas Rotta, Patrycja Beliniak, Pauline Rip, Puck van Donselaar, Seonmi Shin, Sien van Look, Silvana McNulty, Tjacco Bakker and Yunting Zhang.