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Anna Seravalli

citat Engaging together with different actors in Malmö to explore opportunities and hinders in the development of more sustainable and fair ways of living and working. citat
Anna Seravalli is a senior lecturer and design researcher at The School of Arts and Communication Malmö University. She has a background as product and service designer and holds a PhD in Design and Social Innovation. Her PhD thesis "Making Commons" summarizes learnings and results of Malmö Living Lab Fabriken ( She closely collaborates with citizens, NGOs, civil servants and small entrepreneurs in the city of Malmö to explore questions of participation, collaboration, decision-making and ownership in initiatives aiming at improving environmental and social sustainability in the urban context. She is particularly interested in initiatives related to making, upcycling and alternative production practices and in collaborations between grass-root initiatives and municipal structures. She is the coordinator of Malmö University DESIS Lab.

Telefon:040-66 58083
Besöksadress: Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, NI
Postadress:Malmö högskola, Kultur och samhälle, 205 06 Malmö

  • Publikationer

  • I urval från Malmö University Electronic Publishing.

    Seravalli, Anna (2014) Making Commons : attempts at composing prospects in the opening of production. Malmö University, ISBN 978-91-7104-583-6 (print), 978-91-7104-584-3 (pdf), . (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Vetenskapliga artiklar med peer-review
    Seravalli, Anna, Simeone, Luca (2016) "Performing Hackathons as a way of positioning boundary organizations" Journal of Organizational Change Management;3, 326 - 343, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ISSN 0953-4814, DOI [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Hillgren, Per-Anders, Seravalli, Anna, Emilson, Anders (2011) "Prototyping and infrastructuring in design for social innovation" CoDesign : International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts;3-4, 169-183, Taylor and Francis, ISSN 1745-3755, DOI [länk], URL [länk],

    Emilson, Anders, Seravalli, Anna, Hillgren, Per-Anders (2011) "Dealing with dilemmas: participatory approaches in design for social innovation" Swedish design research journal;1, 23-29, Stiftelsen Svensk industridesign (SVID), ISSN 2000-964X, (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Ehn, Pelle, Nilsson, Elisabet M., Topgaard, Richard (red./ed.) | Ehn, Pelle, Nilsson, Elisabet M., Topgaard, Richard, Adler, Måns, Björgvinsson, Erling, Book, Karin, Cuartielles, David, Emilson, Anders, Hillgren, Per-Anders, Hobye, Mads, Krona, Michael, Linde, Per, Lindström, Kristina, Marttila, Sanna, Seravalli, Anna, Severson, Pernilla, Ståhl, Åsa, Suchman, Lucy, Watts, Laura (2014) Making futures : marginal notes on innovation, design, and democracy. MIT Press, 352, ISBN 9780262027939, URL [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf) (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Sangiorgi, Daniela, Prendiville, Alison (red./ed.) | Seravalli, Anna, Agger-Eriksen, Mette (2017) Beyond collaborative services: Service design for sharing and collaboration as a matter of commons and infrastructuring. Designing for Service: Key Issues and New Directions, Bloomsbury, ISBN 9781474250139, URL [länk],

    Ehn, Pelle, Nilsson, Elisabet M., Topgaard, Richard (red./ed.) | Seravalli, Anna (2014) While waiting for the third industrial revolution : attempts at commoning production. MIT Press, ISBN 9780262027939, URL [länk],

    Seravalli, Anna (2013) "Prototyping for opening production : from designing for to designing in the making together" (peer-review paper) ISBN 978-91-979541-5-0, ISSN, URL [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Brandt, Eva, Ehn, Pelle, Degn Johansson, Troels, Hellström Reimer, Maria, Markussen, Thomas, Vallgårda, Anna (red./ed.) | Seravalli, Anna (2013) "Can design go beyond critique? : trying to compose together in opening production" (peer-review paper) 201-210, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools Architecture, Design and Conservation, ISBN 978-87-7830-316-5, URL [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Melkas, Helinä, Buur, Jacob (red./ed.) | Seravalli, Anna, Simeone, Luca (2013) "Performing cultures of opening production" (peer-review paper) 282-286, Lappeenranta University of Technology, ISBN 978-952-265-391-8, 978-952-265-392-5, ISSN 2243-3376, URL [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Seravalli, Anna (2012) "Building Fabriken : Design for Socially Shaped Innovation" (peer-review paper) 1-20, (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Seravalli, Anna (2011) "Democratizing production: challenges in co-designing enabling platforms for social innovation" (peer-review paper) 494-500, Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, China, ISBN 978-7-5609-7384-5, (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Seravalli, Anna (2016) Making an upcycling station : makers’ culture, cross-sector collaborations and citizens’ participation for new services and practices within waste handling. Kultur och samhälle, Malmö högskola, 1-10, (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Övrig publicering
    Seravalli, Anna, Hillgren, Per-Anders, Agger-Eriksen, Mette (2015) "Co-designing collaborative forms for urban commons : using the notions of commoning and agonism to navigate the practicalities and political aspects of collaboration"
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Malmö högskola
Kultur och samhälle
Konst, kultur och kommunikation - K3
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  Malmö högskola  
Kultur och samhälle  
205 06 Malmö
  NI, rum NI, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, Malmö

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