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Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design

  • Art
Victor J. Papanek, estructura de jocs mòbils Tetrakaidecahedral (1973-1975)
© University of Applied Arts Vienna, Victor J. Papanek Foundation

Time Out says

This is the first big retrospective on the Austrian designer, author and activist Victor J. Papanek (1923-1998), one of the most influential harbingers of social activism and sustainability in design. The ideas and questions addressed by Papanek in the 1960s remain extremely relevant for design and constitute the essence of critical, social, inclusive and interdisciplinary design. The exhibition includes pieces of great value such as drawings, objects, films, manuscripts and prints (some unpublished). They're accompanied by works by some of Papanek's contemporaries from the 1960s to the 1980s, including George Nelson, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Marshall McLuhan and the Global Tools radical design initiative.


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