Modes Of Criticism - 4: Radical Pedagogy
This volume investigates the use of the word ‘radical’ in design discourse and practice, tracing precedents, problems and challenges for the future of the discipline.
Table of contents:
* Radicalise Me – Danah Abdulla
* Ontological Design and Criticality – Anne-Marie Willis
* Anti-Fashion: using the sari to decolonise fashion – Tanveer Ahmed
* (Incomplete) – Kenneth FitzGerald
* Design From Within – depatriarchise design
* Design Friction – Anja Groten
* Education at 400bpm – Hannah Ellis
Anne-Marie Willis is a design theorist, writer and editor, her most recent book being The Design Philosophy Reader (Bloomsbury, 2019). She is based at The Studio at the Edge of the World in Tasmania.
depatriarchise design is a non-profit association and research-led platform that examines the complicity of design in the reproduction of oppressive systems, focusing predominantly on patriarchy, using intersectional feminist analysis.
Danah Abdulla is a designer, educator and researcher. She is Senior Lecturer in Communication Design at Brunel University London, a founding member of the Decolonising Design research group, and the Creative Director and Editor of Kalimat Magazine. She holds a PhD in Design from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Kenneth FitzGerald is a writer and educator teaching at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia, US.
Hannah Ellis is a designer, writer and educator based in London (UK).
Tanveer Ahmed is an PhD student at The Open University, UK and a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art. Tanveer’s research aims are to devise anti-racist and post-capitalist fashion design agendas.
Anja Groten is a designer, educator and community organiser investigating collaborative processes of design, based in Amsterdam (NL). She is the co-founder of the initiative Hackers & Designers.
Published 2019, softcover, 96 pages.