It’s been a while! Here are the things we’ve been up to lately, both within and outside the platform: Besides the new layout (designed and implemented by Matt Kiem using Fonts by Womxn), we have also outlined a call for contributions and actions; this is a reminder that our platform is open for anyone currently… Read more »
Looking to publish your work on our platform?
The Decolonising Design editorial team are keen to support the work of designers, scholars, and activists who share an interest in the politics of this platform. A description of the range of issues that we are interested in publishing can be found in our Editorial Statement. Points of contact for pitching ideas can be found under Contacts.
We often record and publish the content of our lectures and debates. You can find them all on our Mixcloud page.
Previous readers may have noticed that we have recently updated the design of our site. We hope you enjoy the new look! For those who are curious, we are pleased to say that all of the typeface choices have been sourced from Libre Fonts by Womxn (ht @Mitropoulos_A). Our selections include Bitter by Sol Matas, Marvel… Read more »
On May 23 2018 a public meeting was held in Melbourne on the topic of organising design and technology workers for the purpose of collective action and the possibility of forming a dedicated industrial union. The event, held at the Victorian Trades Hall, was organised by human rights lawyer and technology writer Lizzie O’Shea, programmer… Read more »
Published in the Beyond Change: Questioning the role of design in times of global transformations conference programme (March 2018). Following the emerging discussions around design and decoloniality, we currently identify two issues at play, each of which embodies slightly different stakes and agendas, and lead to slightly different projects. Both projects, or programmes as we… Read more »
For the past year, we have been curating and co-editing a special issue for the Design and Culture Journal. We are happy to announce that Volume 10, Issue 1 is out now and includes contributions from Dimeji Onafuwa, Nadine Botha, Uzma Rizvi, Ali Musleh, Uncle Charles Moran + Uncle Greg Harrington + Norm Sheehan, and a roundtable… Read more »