Queensland College of Art

Design and Digital Research Seminar Series - Towards the Third Paradigm: Making design process explicit

Design and Digital Research Seminar Series - Towards the Third Paradigm: Making design process explicit

Mike's presentation takes a retrospective look at his design pedagogy research, focusing around creative processes and interpretation, particularly the process of interpreting words into pictures. Within an educational context, he is interesed in helping to de-mystify the design process to assist students to develop stronger meta-cognitive awareness of their approach to design and to help them understand the symbolic relationship between critical and creative thinking.
The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos

The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos

Drawn from his forthcoming book "The Art of Return: The Sixties and Contemporary Culture", this talk addresses the "Mementos" series by the celebrated artist Kerry James Marshall. Examining these arresting works, Meyer discusses the burden of the memory the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s during a period of renewed racial discord in the United States.
CreateWorld: Creativity in Progress

CreateWorld: Creativity in Progress

Professor Massimo Banzi will speak on his specialty areas of innovation, hardware, open source, internet of things and all things Arduino. He is the co-founder of the Arduino project, an Interaction Designer, Educator and Open Source Hardware advocate. He has worked as a consultant for clients such as: Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas.