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