Dick van Dijk

Dick van Dijk is Creative Director at Waag Society. Part of his role at Waag Society is creating interactive concepts, strategizing design research and user involvement, and monitoring the development of the actual ‘thing’. He is mostly interested in the crossover between virtual and physical interactions, in creating a narrative space, a place for imagination.

As concept developer he has worked on projects as diverse as the MuseumApp, the Storyville storytelling apps, Scottie and Operation Sigismund. He has spoken and lectured on (location based) storytelling, interaction design, playful learning and co-creation. Dick is co-author of several publications like 'Users as Designers' and 'Waarde van Verbondenheid' (Dutch), on social connectedness. He is co-author of the book 'Connect, Design for an Emphatic Society' of age-driven design.

Dick has a background in Business Economics and History of Art and is currently extending his creative skills in the context of an Arts Academy. Dick is part of the Fontys Media Lectorate/Fontys FutureMediaLab.

Blogposts

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Monday 25 April 2016

Museums and the Web (MW) is one of the bigger international heritage conferences, and this year in its 20th edition. Dick van Dijk shares his experience.

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Friday 11 December 2015

Dick van Dijk shares his views on the meSch workshop at Online Educa Berlin, that was held at the beginning of December 2015. Exploring the meSch technology as a potential educational tool.

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Wednesday 18 November 2015

The process of co-creation is a bit of a black box. That's why we're busy making a toolkit for cultural heritage professionals to assist them in working with co-creation.

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