ere and when to use its ‘l…pertize, de-eliticize , and de-colonize our language and knowledge building practices where needed. Ultimately we find it important to enable others than ourselves to think/do/be a labber themselves, even without having to call themselves a ‘lab’. Therefore, lab practitioners are committed to be more conscious on where and when to use its ‘lab jargon’ and when to make an effort to ‘plain language’ its practices.
…ssibility’. So that’s what we use now. But we still use the word prototype in more formal settings. As a lab you are constantly breaking rules to forge change, and you try to work under a bit of a blanket of darkness. Some would call it ‘corrupt’ or ‘mismanagement’, but no, that’s when I call it prototyping, because that’s permitted when you experiment!’.