The Designalism Podcast portrays the frontrunners at the intersection of design and journalism. By combining methods, tools and tricks from both disciplines new forms of information arise, and with that new insights and surprising perspectives.
Hay Kranen is a freelance creative coder who creates digital things. He combines technical knowledge with a pragmatic approach and a creative angle and he is tinkering, hacking and balancing on the thin between art, data, tech and narrative.
Daniëlle Arets leads the Department Journalism and Responsible Innovation at Fontys Hogeschool Journalistiek Tilburg and the minor Design Research at Design Academy Eindhoven. Daniëlle works on the future of journalism through design research.
Florian Cramer is interested in thinking differently about publishing. He is known worldwide as an expert on communication through memes and anything in the line of experimental publishing and technology is his thing. Florian works at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam as a reader in Autonomous Practices, investigating "new, self-organized forms of art and visual culture outside the existing systems of art and design."
Alice Wong is a story designer and tutor at MA Information Design of Design Academy Eindhoven. She focuses on translating complex information into accessible stories. Her research focuses on understanding how our perception of reality is shaped.
Economist Eric Smit is cofounder of Follow the Money, a platform for investigative journalism. Follow the Money was started in 2009 with the aim of investigating people, organizations and systems that misbehave, especially financially and economically, or that seriously harm society. Follow the Money recently started its own theater tour, which even includes their own band. In their words: Muckraking meets rock 'n roll.
Tamara Witschge is lector Crossmedia at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam and she researches the interaction between art and journalism in an academic context.