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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.

Intersectional Perspectives on Design, Politics and Power – Invited Talks

NOTE: Audios only. Gender, Profession, Age and Class: Employing an Intersectional Approach in Research on the Designer’s Work by Pinar Kaygan TBD: Decolonizing Design in the Canadian Context by Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall A lexicon of concepts? How do we convert the Insights of practice into politically actionable Strategies that draw on the capabilities of designing?… Read more »

On the dynamics and vocabularies of co-option, care and the subaltern – PARSE at the Research Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale

Danah, Luiza, and Tristan, from the DD group, will be speaking on June 10th at the Research Pavilion from Venice Biennale. More infos below: Platform for Artistic Research (PARSE) presents: Exclusive Access: On the dynamics and vocabularies of co-option, care and the subaltern Research Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale June 10-11, 2017 Sala del Camino Campo… Read more »

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 »

International Conference “Situated in Translation: Global Media and Cultural Practices”

We will be speaking at the HFBK Hamburg (Germany), framing our work with Decolonising Design within the main topics of the research group “Translating and Framing.” See more info below: May 18-20, 2017 Processes of media transformation are of central concern in the arts, in popular culture, and in the media industry as well as… Read more »

PARSE DIALOGUES: on Educational Exclusion

With: Pedro Oliveira (Universität der Künste Berlin and Decolonising Design Group) Richard Pithouse (Rhodes University) Zhara Bayati (University of Gothenburg) Date: Wednesday, April 26, at 16.00 – 19.00. Place: The library, HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts, Kristinelundsgatan 6 – 8, Gothenburg, Sweden. Refreshments will be served. Signing up for the event is required… Read more »