Diverse Designs – a three day exploration of the role of design in promoting cultural diversity

Presented by Create, Factory Space and ICAD and supported by Royal Netherlands Embassy and NCAD Gallery Dates: 26, 27 and 28 May 2009

Lecture, Workshop, Exhibition

In a variety of ways, both practical and philosophical, the events will focus on different aspects of how design can be used to promote cultural diversity and how design can extend beyond local and conventional visual frames of reference. 

26 May Launch of Exhibition – The Work of Reza Abedini 

27 May Workshop at NCAD Gallery
Thomas Street, 10 – 4pm

Paul Hughes of Orientation Lab an initiative of Lava graphic design, Netherlands and Reza Abedini will conduct a day long workshop that will focus on how to use design to address issues or audiences that go beyond local and conventional visual frames of reference. The purpose of this workshop is to improve participants’ skills in thinking about design work produced for contemporary diverse communities and organisations. It will be of interest to organisations targeted at diverse audiences, NGOs, heads of communication who commission design, graphic designers, visual arts/design academics.

Orientation Lab is a new initiative working on multicultural visual communication projects of Lava Design, Netherlands.

The cost of the workshop is €80 including lunch.

28 May Lecture, Lava and Reza, Designing for Cultural Diversity

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