Participatory research and -design, with user generated content, observations, sharing stories, self-documenation
Through co-creation by engaging stakeholders in order to create ownership, responsibility and involvement
Project development within the domains of: art, design (makers)culture, education, sustainability, youth & society
Researching various thematics through collaborative research with communities, stakeholders and users based on dialogue, inclusion, equality and reciprocity.
Creative, participatory and qualitative methodologies are used to develop concepts, design interventions and create content:
Developing digital strategies for organizations, advising on social technology usage, concept development and facilitating co-creation processes.
Methodologies such as:
Supporting social innovation projects in its initial stages, by conducting pre-research and finding suitable partners. Project coordination is also conducted. Pollinize works within in the domain of art, design, (makers)culture, education, sustainability, youth and society.
Opportunities, toolkits & collaborations
Pollinize develops workshops and installations for festivals, and tailor-made (educational) toolkits. Pollinize has a wide network which collaborates regularly with various organizations, the educational sector, designers, researchers, technologists, tinkerers, artists, students, social entrepreneurs, makers, crafts(wo)men, in the Netherlands and India.
Pollinize has been set up by Lipika Bansal.
Lipika likes to bring fresh ideas to the social arena. She is interested in sustainable development, culture & technology.
Stories allow her to work with a combination of local knowledge, text, spoken, art, physical, virtual, audio, video, images, video and interactivity. She enjoys seeking for innovative solutions for troubling situations, making her a lifelong learner hungry for insight & skills. She comes up with creative answers and creates a deeper understanding of present-day issues.
Lipika is social designer, researcher and technology consultant. She applies participatory, qualitative research and design methodologies. She mostly lives in Amsterdam, but spends a good amount of time in India. She has a wide network in the fields of art, education, culture and works with designers, artists, makers, craftsmen and civil society in Europe and India.