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Amplifying and Catalysing the Social through Designing

Waller, Michael. 2019. 'Amplifying and Catalysing the Social through Designing'. In: 2019 SAEK(Society for Art Education of Korea) International Conference. Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of 27-28 September 2019. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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The Pi Studio at Goldsmiths has been exploring designing for social engagement, transformation and change. Its academics have developed teaching on postgraduate Design programmes that apply ideas of a socially engaged design practice. The aim has been to educate designers to critically consider the social dimensions of a range of practice based projects, and to demonstrate the potential of design education in developing these skills. This paper explores the projects that emerged from a number of social design briefs, and reflects on developing approaches for social design. The aim is to share these developments with a wider community interested in the education of socially engaged designers, and the development of a discussion about design’s role within in the University to contribute to a thriving society and culture.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Keywords:

Social Design, Education, Application of Designing, Empowerment, Education of Designers, Critical Practice, University, Civic Responsibility

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Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Design

Dates:

DateEvent
18 February 2019Accepted
27 September 2019Published

Event Location:

Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of

Date range:

27-28 September 2019

Item ID:

27074

Date Deposited:

08 Oct 2019 08:51

Last Modified:

08 Oct 2019 21:37

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/27074

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