Title: The impact of social design in a post-conflict society: issues and reflections
Speakers: Professor Kenan Zekic and Emir Hambo
Date: Wednesday, March 7th, 14:00 - 15:00
Venue: CSG-01, CSIS Building
As part of our CSIS Design, Art and Technology Seminar Series 2018, this Wednesday the 7th we are pleased to host a talk by Prof. Kenan Zekic and Emir Hambo from International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Everyone is welcome and we look forward to your input and comments for the discussion that will follows after the talk.
Kenan Zekic, Assoc.Prof. at International University of Sarajevo and Head of Art Department. He is a multidisciplinary oriented designer, graduate from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. He obtained his master's degree at London Metropolitan University, UK. He spent the 2016/2017 year in the United States (Hubert Humphrey Fellowship / Fulbright Exchange Program) where he's researched new technologies in user-centered design with a special focus on gaming and gamification. He worked at Frog design, (headquarter in San Francisco) on research program for new digital camera experiences for a global social network client. He is particularly interested in Social Impact Design. Kenan’s works and projects were presented and exhibited in BiH, Turkey, Italy, Croatia, Serbia, South Korea, Iran, USA. He also created the first Bosnian and Herzegovinia national currency coins.
Emir Hambo is a senior assistant at Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Program at IUS since 2016. He graduated from Visual Arts Program at IUS in 2015, where he obtained MA degree as well. Besides academia from 2017 r he is a examiner at the International Baccalaureate (a non profit educational foundation). Also he is freelance graphic designer who has been working for different domestic and foreign clients. His works were exhibited in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Holland, Hong Kong China. In addition he is engaged in admistrative duties for the Art department at IUS.