Crisis Graphics For Crisis Times! Send us your Climate Crisis images and Memes
Participate in co-designing creative resistance in the streets and cyberspace against climate chaos
TO THE SQUARE 2 (TSQ2) is an art project focused on public space, radical politics and the art of protest that took over the central Lasipalatsi Square of Helsinki from 22–31 August, 2014. TSQ2 is curated by Ivor Stodolsky and Marita Muukkonen of Perpetuum Mobilε and commissioned by Checkpoint Helsinki as part of the Helsinki […]
We were invited to hold a ‘Distribution’ workshop with Graphic Design students at Camberwell College of Arts, London. We asked the students to produce images and slogans that addressed and challenged three themes of Austerity: Student Debt, Privatised Healthcare and Housing. Introducing the workshop working on ideas creating initial visuals, and here are some […]
Check out our new archive of work from our social media feeds and networks> graphics.occupydesign.org.uk
Occupy Design workshop in Greece on the 14,15,16 June.
Occupy Design will be talking in Berlin on 21 June, if you’re near come along!
An interview with Occupy Designer Noel Douglas in Desktop Magazine from Australia
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Occupy Design helped UK Uncut get the message out about Starbucks Tax Avoidance
Education secretary Michael Gove has recently revealed a proposal to replace the GCSE exam with an English Baccalaureate. The proposal initially intends to focus studies towards three core subject areas – English, Maths and Science – with History, Geography and languages added at a later stage. Not all subjects will be included- with art and design, for example, left out.
Our talk at Typolondon went well and has received a few reviews. The first is from Computers Arts magazine’s highlights of the festival. And the second is from Eye Magazine’s blog in a piece called The Bloomsbury Set
Occupy Design will be presenting a talk on Occupy graphics at Typolondon, this October.
We held a small workshop and talk at the Cuts Cafe as part of the build up to the October 20 demonstration against austerity called by the TUC. Here’s a few pics from the day also including the Occupied Times being produced and friends from Make The March who we joined with for the workshop.
Come to our talk/workshop at Cuts Cafe to create work for the Oct 20 Demo
Exposing the 1% in imagery
We wanted to intervene in the London Design Festival to bring the Occupy perspective to a different audience. We were hosted by the V&A for a panel discussion and to show work from our two campaigns from this year, Debrand The City and Expose The 1%. Introduced by Occupy Designers Jody Boehnert and Noel Douglas […]
Occupy Design is having a meetup! Come of an informal get together at the South Bank Centre to meet other design occupiers.
We’re hosting two events at the V&A come along and add your voice!
The Talking Shop is a new initative designed to build solidarity and action against the huge changes that threaten to wreck art and design education in this country.
Designers involved with Occupy Design have given The Occupied Times, the newspaper that came out of the Occupy London camp, a new website which we want to direct your attention to, so do please go there and check it out!
Beautiful Trouble is a new book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers. Combining practical and theoretical resources for creative activism this amazing book will be helpful to any Occupy Designers in need of creative inspiration. More info: http://beautifultrouble.org/
Debt is everywhere. It designs our lives and the whole world. Debt takes the power from the people and gives it in to the hands of bankers and experts. But Debt wasn’t always what it is today. Can we imagine a different relation to Debt? Our friends at Memefest are calling for work for their […]
Mainstream curriculum in schools, universities, academies and colleges trains us to become exploited cultural workers. Yet many lecturers, teachers and students out there are working to resist this and create alternatives. What we all need is an anti-precarity alternative education curriculum! After months of research, meetings and debates, the Precarious Workers Brigade have finally put together a resource […]