The Research Centre
for Participatory Art and Design

RHIZOME – who are we?

4 October 2019

In the sphere of ideas, RHIZOME refers to the concept of rhizome ( rhizome ) proposed by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari in Mille plateaux. Capitalisme et schizophrénie (1980). The French authors compare to the rhizome the ways in which contemporary philosophical, political and cultural thought. Used as a symbolic image of the specifics of participatory art and participatory design, the structure of the rhizome is intended to indicate a characteristic departure from the hierarchical understanding of both the roles of the creator / designer and forms of artistic / design production for the orientation of inclusive and networking cooperation of many participants of social life .

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