Democracy must be Defended, by Undemocratic Design Specifications
A version of Part I was presented at a talk given at Nottingham-Trent University in June 2017 at the invitation of Professor Tom Fisher. Part II is based on notes for a final lecture to 1st Years at CMU School of Design before my departure back to Australia, a few weeks after Trump’s Election at […]
Neighbourhood Time Exchange | Downtown Prince George
Emily Carr University of Art + Design began the process of launching a new campus in Prince George by partnering with the Wood Innovation Design Centre (WIDC) in 2015. Living Labs took on an active role in programming creative research and industry projects through this new lens of institutional activity. Through discussion with Justin Langlois, […]
Regenerating democracy. The scenario of a project-centred democracy.
“We are in difficult and dangerous times. For many years, we lived in a world that, despite its problems, was nevertheless committed to principles of democracy in which human rights, fundamental freedoms, and opportunities for personal development, were increasing. Today, this picture has changed profoundly. There are attacks on democracy in several countries – including […]