DESIGNING

Because of its attention to audience, its emphasis on visual tools and articulated processes when working with groups of stakeholders, its fluency with multi-level information, the practice of design is an informer for complex social change. The Complex Social Change categorydesign will be used to track, analyze and explore multi-faceted projects and processes that are relevant across disciplines, but that use tools familiar to practicing designers. These examples will underscore and illustrate the notion that design processes are useful and applicable incomplex social change, and are teachable practices relevant to many disciplines.

DESIGNING - PROJECTS

  • Complex Social Change: The Book

    [2014] 184 pages, hardcover Edited by Josephine Mills Complex Social Change (2014) is a compilation of essays by Louise Barrett, Lisa Doolittle and Jean Harrowing, Bruce MacKay, Josephine Mills, Emily Luce, and Tiffany ...

  • The Anatomy and Etiquette of Social Change

    A public engagement project with art/design duo DodoLab. Follow the conversation on Twitter: #eggsonground @dodolab @ulethartgallery and/or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DodoLab PHASE THREE: ANIMALS WE COULD LE...

DESIGNING - CASE STUDIES

  • Change Maker : Tim Devin

    Tim Devin is the brainfather of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra and started a national dialogue with his Somerville Stock Exchange project. Emily Luce connects to ask a few questions on Tim's recent practice and thinking arou...

  • Dr. Judith Sayers, ChangeMaker

    Almost exactly one year to the day, Emily Luce follows up with Judith Sayers on her Complex Social Change talk "Unravelling the Federal Agenda-Empowering the People" at the University of Lethbridge. It's been one year ...