Arild Berg is Professor in Artistic Research in the field design, applied art and art. His expertise is in product design, architectural ceramics, methods for participation and communication through the aesthetics of materiality. He has a Doctor of Art in Artistic research in Public Space, and he has a MA in Ceramic Art. He is a member of the research groups Design, Culture and Sustainability, Art in Society and the Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN). He has been Head of studies for the Bachelor Program in Product Design. He focuses on research collaboration between professional practitioners for cross disciplinary innovation. He has been Vice Dean for Research and Development at the Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, including the departments: Department of Mechanical, Electronic and Chemical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology, Department of Computer Science, Department of Art, Design and Drama and Department of Product Design. He was project leader in establishing the interdisciplinary PhD Program 'Engineering Science'. He is the Norwegian coordinator for the Creative Europe project Craft Hub, led by Irish Carlow Craft Council. Arild Berg is also Professor II at Dpt. of Art, Faculty of Education, Arts and Sports, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.
Fields of study
Action research Collaboration across the curriculum Contemporary art Participatory Design Art in public space Art Artistic research Digital production culture Making is thinking Architectural ceramics
Berg, Arild; Carella, Alfredo Raúl; Lysebo, Marius; Nielsen, Liv Merete (2021). Sustainability in professional education Gap between strategy and program plans?. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 14.
Berg, Arild; Jacobsen, Nina Olkowska
A Tool for Promoting Intrinsic Motivation in Teams: A Case Study of Participants’ Motivation During a Design Project.
Grierson, Hilary; von Bohemia, Erik; Buck, Lyndon (Ed.).
DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021. Section: Research in Design and Engineering Education Practice.
The Design Society.
Berg, Arild; Carella, Alfredo Raúl; Lysebo, Marius; Nielsen, Liv Merete (2021). Bærekraft i profesjonsutdanninger. Gap mellom strategi og programplaner?. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 14.
Berg, Arild; Sandtrø, Tengel Aas; Güler, Evin; Carella, Alfredo Raúl; Norvalls, Mali; Haugen Thor, Jenny Helene; Lysebo, Marius (2020). Designing an interdisciplinary course in a makerspace towards collaborative creativity for a sustainable society. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 13.
Pavel, Nenad; Medola, Fausto Orsl; Berg, Arild; Brevik, Birger
Multistable Technologies and Pedagogy for Resilience: A Postphenomenological Case Study of Learning by 3D printing.
Design and Technology Education: An International Journal
Berg, Arild; Gulden, Tore; Yazidi, Anis; Mirtaheri, Peyman (2019). Health promoting experiences in urban green space: A case study of a co-design toolkit based on feedbacks from fNIRS, IoT and game probes. Meyer, Jochen (Ed.). PERVASIVEHEALTH - EAI 2019 Other Years PERVASIVEHEALTH - EAI 2018 PERVASIVEHEALTH - EAI 2019 Ethics and Malpractice Statement Back to CORE PERVASIVEHEALTH - EAI 13th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare. Demos and Posters.
Groth, Camilla; Berg, Arild
Co-creation in professional craft practice.
Storni, Christiano; Leahy, Keelin; McMahon, Muireann; Lloyd, Peter; Bohemia, Erik (Ed.).
Proceedings of DRS 2018 - Volume 4. Section 14. Experiential Knowledge. p. 1624-1644.
Design Research Society.
Lyche, Wenche; Berg, Arild; Andreassen, Kristin
Parametric Design Thinking about Digital and Material Surface Patterns.
Bohemia, Erik; Kovacevic, Ahmed; Buck, Lyndon; Childs, Peter; Green, Stephen; Hall, Ashley; Dasan, Aran (Ed.).
Proceedings of E&PDE 2018 - 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Diversity or Conformity, Dyson School of Engineering, Imperial College, London. 6th - 7th September 2018. Section: Creativity and Innovation in Design and Engineering Education. p. 306-311.
The Design Society.
Berg, Arild (2018). Participation in hybrid sketching. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 11.
Disen, Karen; Berg, Arild
Striper - sett i lys av Schillers ideer om menneskets grunndrifter i form.
FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk
Berg, Arild (2014). Artistic Research in Public Space: Participation in Material-based Art. ISBN: 978-952-60-5602-9. 256 p.
Berg, Arild; Groth, Camilla; Medola, Fausto; Sellen, Kate (2021). Co-creation of Interdisciplinary Design Educations. von Bohemia, Erik; Nielsen, Liv Merete; Pan, Lusheng; Börekçi, Naz A.G.Z.; Zhang, Yang (Ed.). Volume 2. Proceedings of the DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2021. 6th International Conference for Design Education Researchers. 24–26 September 2021 Jinan, China. Engaging with Challenges in Design Education.. Vol. 2, section 5. p. 476-478. Design Research Society.
Vatn, Gunhild; Berg, Arild
Transferring Oil Beauty into Porcelain.
Nielsen, Liv Merete; Berg, Arild; Haakonsen, Peter; Lysebo, Marius; Lutnæs, Eva (2021). Utdanning for ny praksis II – teknologi, design og bærekraft på tvers. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 14.
Nielsen, Liv Merete; Berg, Arild; Haakonsen, Peter; Lysebo, Marius; Lutnæs, Eva (2020). Editorial: Education for new practice I – Technology, design and sustainability across professions. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 13.
Nielsen, Liv Merete; Berg, Arild; Haakonsen, Peter; Lysebo, Marius; Lutnæs, Eva (2020). Leder: Utdanning for ny praksis I – teknologi, design og bærekraft på tvers. FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk . Vol. 13.
Berg, Arild (2020). ‘From Drawing to Text’ (‘Fra tegning til tekst’). Research lab.. Grafikk og tegning. avd Kunst og håndverk KHIO.
Public art and the public: Environment – Memory – Deregulation – Artistic research. Method for public engagement in art projects: Knowledge development from artistic research.
Public Art in the Nordic Countries. Round table discussion. Public Art Agency Sweden and Södertörn University.
Berg, Arild (2019). Blue Collar - White Collar: Rationalisation.
Berg, Arild (2019). Artistic Research of Dogme Film in Ceramic art, a case study of the interdisciplinary art project Blue Collar White Collar. Korean International Ceramic Biennale.. Korean International Ceramic Biennale..