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Reflections on The Performance of Protest: a panel on visual culture and aesthetics

Friday 9 June, 2017. Muzzy-headed after election night, panelists and participants for the final Salon of this season filed into the dark of the ICA’s cinema space for an afternoon of laughter and concern. As a panel on the Performance … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 25: Design School Imaginaries in Neoliberal Times

This Salon came during the heady and feverish season of art and design degree shows in the UK. Once the display boards are dismantled, the degree results promulgated and we’ve swept up, there is often a feeling of summer ennui. … Continue reading

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The Performance of Protest: a panel on visual culture and aesthetics

Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH Cinema 1 Friday 9 June, 1600h Free event:  Book Tickets Chair Professor Catherine Moriarty, Curatorial Director of the University of Brighton Design Archives  Panel Pelin Basaran, Programme Manager, Contact, Manchester Isil Egrikavuk, Performance Artist, … Continue reading

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Design School Imaginaries in Neoliberal Times

Tuesday 6 June 1730-1900 University of the Arts, 272 High Holborn   Panel: Dr Johanna Boehnert, University of Westminster/EcoLabs Dr Jamie Brassett, Reader and Course Leader, MA Innovation Management, Central Saint Martins, UAL Professor Guy Julier, University of Brighton/Victoria and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Beyond Neoliberalism: how might we conceive and reconceive the relationships of contemporary design and economics?

There is always the danger in heated debate that positions get polarised. Clear lines of attack and defence can be useful. But I often wonder if we are exploring the grey areas sufficiently. When it comes to considering the interweaving … Continue reading

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Beyond Neoliberalism: how might we conceive and reconceive the relationships of contemporary design and economics?

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London Friday, 17 March 2017 18:30 to 20:00 Granary Square, Granary Building, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA BOOK In orthodox circles, design is understood to ‘add value’ within capitalist economies, making goods more … Continue reading

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Reflections on Brexit design: how will it function in and out of Europe?

Twenty-five years ago, I ran a series of talks at the Leeds City Art Gallery called ‘Design into Europe’. 1992 was the watershed year of the Maastricht Treaty that would lead to the creation of the Euro. And on 1 January … Continue reading

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