Design & Empire [working title]
Various locations, Liverpool, GB
Curated by Emily King, Prem Krishnamurthy, and Joasia Krysa
Presented by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool John Moores University

24 – 26 November 2017

Design & Empire [working title] is a weekend of events exploring the power structures embedded within contemporary and historical design, visual art, and consumer culture.

Participants include:
Shumi Bose (curator, RIBA and teacher, Central Saint Martins, University of The Arts London); artist duo Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe); Frederico Duarte (curator); Paul Elliman; Mohamed Elshahed (Project Curator, Modern Egypt Project); Christopher Kulendran Thomas (artist); Mae-ling Lokko (architect and Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Meriç Öner (Director of Research & Programming, SALT); Duro Olowu (fashion designer); Christian Ulrik Andersen (Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Department of Digital Design and Information Studies); and Grace Wales Bonner (fashion designer).

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Link to Liverpool Biennial website