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Radical upsurge – 60’s Underground publishing
Radical upsurge – 60’s Underground publishing

Radical upsurge – Underground publishing in the Sixties Exhibition at LCC as part of the London Design Festival Alternative do-it-yourself (DIY) publishing in the UK is often assumed to have started with photocopiers and punks. However, counterculture and grassroots movements from the mid-1960s onwards generated an explosion of alternative ‘not for profit’ print and publications, […]

DARH presents Cartoon Kate
DARH presents Cartoon Kate

Design Activism Research Hub Presents: Cartoon Kate Tuesday 9 May 5:30pm Lecture Theatre C, LCC, UAL *Open to all UAL staff and students* Sign up to Eventbrite here Kate Evans presents her award-winning new graphic novel Threads from the Refugee Crisis, a heartfelt, yet humorous, account of life in the Calais Jungle. Evans takes us […]

Liz McQuiston Visual Impact Lecture
Liz McQuiston Visual Impact Lecture

DARH presents: The author of Graphic Agitation and Suffragettes to She-Devils talks about her most recent book, Visual Impact: Creative Dissent in the 21st Century. Followed by a Q&A. On Wed 9th November at 17.30 in Lecture Theater B http://events.arts.ac.uk/event/2016/11/9/Design-Activism-Research-Hub-presents-Visual-Impact-Liz-McQuiston/

Punk Zine Workshop The Design Museum
Punk Zine Workshop The Design Museum

The Design Activism Research Hub (DARH) will run a hands-on workshop on the theme of DIY graphics – create collages, posters and typographic layouts with simple tools and techniques on the working theme of Love and Hate. Get an insight into the fundamental principles of punk art and design and the longstanding heritage of home-made, […]

Staging the Message: Jan van Toorn & Els Kuipers
Staging the Message: Jan van Toorn & Els Kuipers

Jan van Toorn and Els Kuipers were invited to run a workshop ‘Staging the message – strategy, method and language use’ during the week of 23-27th Nov 2015 at London College of Communication. This practical workshop offers participants theoretical and practical tools for an editorial approach to visual production. It concentrates on the critical ‘journalistic’ […]

Radical Attic – Exhibition at LCC
Radical Attic – Exhibition at LCC

The Design Activism Research Hub invites you to its first exhibition, Radical Attic. The exhibition features social and political activist material culture, highlighting the histories and memories associated with the items, from Greece to Greenham, Animal Liberation to ACT UP and the alter-globalisation movements to the recent student occupations. Private View: Thursday 14 May / […]

Radical Attic – Work In Progress
Radical Attic – Work In Progress

The Design Activism Research Hub works on its first exhibition, Radical Attic, taking place at LCC in May 2015. An exhibition that will feature social and political activist material culture, highlighting the histories and memories associated with the items.  

Radical Attic – Call Out
Radical Attic – Call Out

  The Design Activism Research Hub invites UAL staff and students to contribute to its first exhibition, Radical Attic, taking place at LCC in May 2015. The exhibition will feature social and political activist material culture, highlighting the histories and memories associated with the items. Do you have posters, stickers, banners, flyers, badges, pamphlets or […]

Activating Social Movement Histories
Activating Social Movement Histories

    At the invitation of the Design Activism Research Hub (DARH), members of New York’s Interference Archive presented their work to a packed and enthusiastic audience at London College of Communication (LCC) in November 2014. Interference were later joined on stage for a discussion with archivists from London’s 56a Infoshop and the Feminist Library. […]

Interference Archive
Interference Archive

  13 Nov 2014 17:30 to 20:30 The Design Activism Research Hub Presents: Interference Archive: Activating Social Movement Histories This event brings speakers from New York’s Interference Archive to discuss the relationship between archives, politics, cultural production and social movement histories. Interference Archive is a collectively run ‘archive from below’ that comprises a social and […]

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