Elderly people are a vulnerable group in our society. In addition to their vulnerability, they have a great deal of knowledge and life experience. I wanted to depict both sides, to be powerful in vulnerability.
We didn’t want them to just randomly talk to each other. First of all, we started by taking interviews with key figures in the organization. Based on these interviews we adopted a number of themes where we wanted to talk about during the sessions. Each of these themes got a place in the room, allowing us to discuss with the staff in different ways.
In this work I show how people expose their identity to one another in general.
Carefully, humans tend to construct different layers around them. How do they form these digital and physical environments, and what does it say about their identity?
I designed an accessory that will make self-examination easier, but also much more detailed.
It is made from a very thin, stretchy fabric, on the fabric are accompanying lines and texts, so that the problem areas will be checked.
Carehacks.nl starts with sharing ideas, creating more appreciation for ingenuity and making much more use of it. We want to create a lively and critical movement that can be a boost to the whole healthcare sector.