2019

信言設計大使專題資助計劃

腦化城市

Organisation:
啟民創社

延續社創設計室於2017-2019年間獲社創基金資助的「腦化城市」™行動設計研究計劃,啟民創社將於2019年秋季展開其首次國際展覽系列《腦化幻國》。「腦化城市」™ 計劃的宗旨是與香港老青市民為未來超級老齡社會跨代共創新可能,面對腦退化症(又稱認知障礙症)最重要的 訊息是要「 與腦共舞」。

非牟利社會設計工作室啟民創社,自2015年起與本地腦退化症綜合服務及訓練機構賽馬會耆智園(JCCPA)合作,這次聯合呈現一系列的腦化物件國際交流活動。活動第一站是 丹麥,於2019年十月頭與哥本哈根市的Centre of Demens參與當地文化之夜活動;緊接於十月中旬舉行的2019年度荷蘭設計周,啟民創社將聯同倫敦藝術、設計師Pascal Anson,展覽一系列的腦化外套,以設計物件讓大眾從創意、開放和多面向的角度了解、討論未來老齡社會將要面對的腦退化症議題,同時間亦會參與 Dementia Lab 2019 國際會議。是次秋季國際展覽的交流經驗和成果,將會聯同賽馬會耆智園與香港、鄰近地區的腦退化症 (又稱認知障礙症)綜合服務機構分享。

關於 啟民創社

啟民創社是一間非牟利機構,從事與社會創新相關的設計,透過跨代共創和設計研究的專業服務,為全球社會議題提出創新方案。我們的宗旨是運用設計思維及行動,發展針對個人、私營及公營機構的創意力培訓計劃及項目。啟民創社於2017年獲得香港政府社會創新及創業發展基金資助,在香港成立據點,開始首個跨代共創計劃——「社創設計室(SI.DLab)」。社創設計室是一個為期兩年的跨代共創計劃,由啟民創社邀請了來自不同社會界別、抱着共同價值和信念的夥伴攜手合作,以創新手法解決香港社會的三大老齡創新議題,項目包括:「死物習作」(Fine Dying),與大眾共創設計與都市文化相關的「死物」;「腦化城市」(Dementia Going)致力激發嶄新想法,讓腦退化症 (又稱認知障礙症) 患者融入社區生活;「老力生產」(Productive Ageing)則探討如何在香港有創意及尊嚴地老去。業務性質:社會設計、設計研究

關於 李欣琪

Dr Yanki LEE is an architectural designer, social innovator, design activist and expert in design research for social
inclusion and participation. She has extensive experience of collaborating with designers, helping them to engage
people through their design processes. As an international speaker and writer, Dr Lee has published over 50 peerreviewed papers and articles.

She graduated with an MA in Architecture from the Royal College of Art (RCA) before joining the Helen Hamlyn
Centre for Design (HHCD) as a Research Associate in 2000. In 2007 she was awarded a PhD in design from the
Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her thesis, entitled, 'Design Participation Tactics; involving people in the design
of their built environment' explored a range of methodologies to design participation: in conjunction with Professor John Frazer. Since 2005, she co-founded EXHIBIT and has worked as a Research Fellow at the RCA, focusing on design methodology for participation, social inclusion and social innovation. In 2011, she was awarded the fellow of excellence of UK- China Fellowship as visiting scholar of Tsinghua University and in 2012, she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Art in 2012 for her contribution to design research community.

Based on her extensive experience of leading multi-disciplinary design teams, she was invited to find and direct the
HKDI DESIS for Social Design Research for the Hong Kong Design Institute between 2013- 2017. In 2017 April,
with support of SIE fund, Dr Lee co-found Enable Foundation, a social design agency in Hong Kong curating
projects to help individuals or organisations to develop their own social design practice to contribute on social
innovation and venturing.

關於 徐巧詩

Ire Tsui is a design & lifestyle writer, editor and researcher, based in Hong Kong. Founder of design research studio Talking Hands, and Head of Communications at Enable Foundation, a non-profit social design agency.

Trained as a designer, researcher and anthropologist. She graduated from BA (Hons) in Design at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong and received her MA in Anthropology from Chinese University of Hong Kong. Previously worked as the Managing Editor of Mingpao Weekly, MING and CREAM magazine, with almost 15 years of experience in creative publishing industry. Tsui works collaboratively with designers, artists, cultural institutions and brands, where she created projects with teams from Making on Loft ( community design and research studio), PolyU SD Press, RTHK, Tai Kwun : Centre for Heritage and Arts HK Department Store Project, Design Trust, roBags, Camlux Hotel, and contributed to Obscura Magazine, the Initium, COBO Social, ELLE (HK), Sunday Mingpao, City Magazine, HKIPF and more.