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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’ […]

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