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Design between Anthropomorphism

and Animism

09 | 2016

This article deals with a world of objects that is quasi-enchanted or anthropomorphized by technology. To approach techno-animism it transfers anthropological theories of ›New Animism‹ to design theory and analyzes performative design experiments that negotiate human-object-environments.


Dörrenbächer Judith: Design zwischen Anthropomorhpismus und Animismus. Mimesis als realtionale Designpraxis. In: Dörrenbächer, Judith; Plüm Kerstin (Eds): Beseelte Dinge. Design aus Perspektive des Animismus. transcript: Bielefeld 2016.


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