Undesign: Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design

1st Edition

Gretchen Coombs, Andrew McNamara, Gavin Sade

Routledge
Published October 18, 2018
Reference - 200 Pages - 100 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138695719 - CAT# Y286793

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Summary

Undesign brings together leading artists, designers and theorists working at the intersection of art and design. The text focuses on design practices, and conceptual approaches, which challenge the traditional notion that design should emphasise its utility over aesthetic or other non-functional considerations. This publication brings to light emerging practices that consider the social, political and aesthetic potential of "undesigning" our complex designed world. In documenting these new developments, the book highlights the overlaps with science, engineering, biotechnology and hacktivism, which operate at the intersection of art and design.

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