Do you feel like a cog in the machine? Are you stuck in a routine? As a counterpoint to modern stress and competition in today's highly industrialized society, Miles Worner explored the need for frivolity. Inspired by the spontaneous behavior of ducks in the park he constructed a philosophy and practice, "The Way of The Duck. At the core of the belief is a rebellious need to be silly, use the body to its full potential and explore the world with naivety - just do as ducks do. Why not swim in circles, balance on one leg and suddenly flee because you feel like it? Miles sees it as a dose of much-needed game in a repressive rectilinear system; let's rediscover our instincts.
Miles Worner (@the_way_of_the_duck) is a young designer and artist trained in the Leisure Department at the Design Academy Eindhoven, who graduated Cum Laude in 2021. Their current practice and philosophy is based on embodying the frivolous behaviour we see in Ducks. They will soon be starting a project at Residency for the People, Eindhoven.
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Inhuman Carnaval at Dutch Design Week
Becoming a Duck
17th October 2021, 11:00-12:00
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