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Reflections on Alternative Exchange: how does design create alternative economies in contemporary culture?

Within the cool interior of the Angewandte Innovation Laboratory in Vienna (26 January 2017), this Salon unfolded in multilayered ways. This reflects the multiple sites, publics and processes through which alternative exchange systems take place, making them often allusive but … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 21 ‘Queer Craft…?’

Queer Craft…? 20 May 2016 The brevity of the title for Design Culture Salon 21 — ‘Queer Craft…?’ — belies the complexity of putting these two challenging concepts and practices together and the volume of discussion that this act generates. … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobilities in our society?

Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobilities in our society? Friday 13 March 6:30-8:30pm Clore 55, British Galleries While Design Culture Salon 10 looked at the concept of movement in urban culture, this salon focuses on spaces of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 3 — Design Activism: how does it change things?

It was a dismal night to be out and about. An austere drizzle cloaked South Kensington, winter colds pervaded and many were those working through the haze of Benadryl or LemSip. On TV, el clasico, of Barcelona v. Real Madrid … Continue reading

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