Design Latitudes

Design Latitudes.

Design Studies (Department of Art & Design) at the University of Alberta (Canada) calls for proposals to an exhibition mapping the innovations, influences and future directions of design studies in the north. Many of the specifications reflect a southern perspective, such as ‘Investigate the role and responsibility of designers with respect to northern ecologies’. The key difference seems the history of colonisation, which is much more extensive in the south and is associated with greater self-doubt.

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