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Events /// Gender and Design

We created a list of interesting and promising events concerning gender and design in 2016.   Exhibition: Berlin – Stadt der Frauen, Stiftung Stadtmuseum, until 28.08.16: http://www.stadtmuseum.de/ausstellungen/berlin-stadt-der-frauen Lecture: 31.03.: Professor Iris Bohnet: What Works: Gender Equality by Design Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States http://alumni.harvard.edu/events/what-works-gender-equality-design Conference: 08.04. – 10.04: signal/noise: A FemTechNet […]

Gar nicht jung und ziemlich matt

Die Kampagne für Vodafone. Das schlimmste: Art Direction von einer Frau. Gut dagegen, dass es iGDN gibt (international Gender Design Network), denn die beraten, wenn in der Kommunikation und im Design mangels Erkenntnis Sexismus eingesetzt wird:   Jung von Matt wirbt mit Typoillustrationen für Vodafone

U MAD ABOUT GENDER?

It’s great to see how Gender and Design is becoming an important part of design education, so if you’re in Helsinki during the next days, go and explore the showcase of the work of the first year MA students: U MAD ABOUT GENDER? Great title by the way! https://www.facebook.com/events/886152004787992/

Exposing = Including?

Trans*models and trans*fashion on the rise. Fashion retailer „&other stories“ goes a step further and engages a whole team of transgender designers, photographers, models and stylists to escape the cis-gaze. http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/25943/1/read-hari-nef-s-primer-on-the-cis-gaze-and-other-stories-all-trans-campaign

Etsy.com: Empowering Female Designers?

Etsy: one the one hand empowering female designers to run their own business with flexibility and autonomy, but on the other it reproduces the limiting image of women in arts and crafts, or characterising ‚design‘ as domestic work rather than a critical and holistic reflection of the confrontation with social conditions and relations. Wall Street […]