Author: decolonisingdesign

Mapping and Amplifying Decolonised Design Futures

Mapping and Amplifying Decolonised Design Futures  Monday 5 June at 5pm at Goldsmiths, University of London In this age of the anthropocence – in this complex ‘modern’ world – how might groups understand their pasts and presents as gathering futures that fuse humans with things? A fusion that either adds time or takes it away from being human. In this… Read more »

CALL FOR PAPERS: Intersectional Perspectives on Design, Politics and Power – A Two-Day Symposium

When:  14-15 November 2016 Where: School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden Today the topic of design and politics is not unfamiliar to designers or those in politics. Yet despite designers’ engagement in community-based activities, design discourse has not been able yet to produce a useful lexicon of concepts that could offer possibilities of acting… Read more »

Editorial Statement

(updated on 15.11.2017: edited and slightly re-structured for clarity; corrected spelling and grammar.) Much of the academic and professional discourse within the design disciplines over the last century has been bereft of a critical reflection on the politics of design practice, and on the politics of the artifacts, systems and practices that designerly activity produces…. Read more »