Article Number: 3497
Soft Cover, English, Thread Stiching, 304 Pages, 2011, Sternberg Press
Magnus Ericson, Ramia Mazé

Design Act

Socially and Politically Engaged Design Today—Critical Roles and Emerging Tactics

Design Act: Socially and Politically Engaged Design Today—Critical Roles and Emerging Tactics is a project that presents and discusses contemporary design practices that engage with political and societal issues.

Since 2009, the Iaspis projectDesign Act has been highlighting and discussing practices in which designers have been engaging critically as well as practically in such issues. Itself an example of applied critical thinking and experimental tactics, the process behind the Design Act project is considered as a curatorial, participatory and open-ended activity. Design Act has developed through an online archive, public events, and an international network.

Language: English