Design Studio for Social Intervention in the context of UP 199 International Approaches to Creative Placemaking
The Design Studio for Social Intervention (DS4SI) is an artistic research and development outfit for the improvement of civil society and everyday life based in Boston. is dedicated to changing how social justice is imagined, developed and deployed here in the United States. Situated at the intersections of design thinking and practice, social justice and activism, public art and social practice and civic / popular engagement, they design and test social interventions with and on behalf of marginalized populations, controversies and ways of life. The people behind the Design Studio for Social Intervention make up a constellation of activists, artists, academics, designers, dreamers, tricksters, organizations and foundations.