[Guest Post] Barbed Wire: The Colonial Legacy of Design in Postcolonial Times
Words by Ksenija Berk I am writing this paper from a schizophrenic location behind the barbed wire. No, I am not in occupied territories. There is no war going on around me, and no state of exception has officially been declared. And yet, large amounts of barbed wire are mounted on the southern border between […]
[Guest Post] This Was Written On Stolen Indigenous Land
Words by Chris Lee Sept. 26, 2016 In 2014, a widely shared youtube video recorded a dispute between tech bros in San Francisco’s Mission District and local youth over the use of a public soccer field. The tech bros insisted on their entitlement to use the field exclusively for 1-hour by presenting a San Francisco […]
[Guest Post] Message To The Messengers
Words by Seungyong Moon Copyright and intellectual property are sensitive issues among designers. If someone infringes or rips off their work or style, fundamental questions of intellectual property tend to be raised. While other realms of art, interlinked with democratized technology, focus on sharing their culture and information with the public, designers are concerned about building […]
Intersectional Perspectives on Design, Politics and Power – Online Audios and Papers
We have published (most of) the papers and all audio talks and debates from our first Symposium on Intersectionality and Design, held at the Malmö University in November 2016. Please head to this link to find all the sessions, talks, and pdfs, as well as listen to the debates that followed each session.
Intersectional Perspectives on Design, Politics and Power – Opening Remarks
Design and Intersectionality: Material Production of Gender, Race, Class–and Beyond by Ece Canlı and Luiza Prado de O. Martins First of all, we would like to say that we are very glad and honoured to host this event with its exciting schedule and presenters, and we hope that we will have great discussions and exchange […]
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