Centre for Design History

A report of the Second General Assembly of the European RIG-ACORSO Special Research Interest Group for Dress History and its first conference: Producing the History of Fashion in the West.

By Marie McLoughlin RIG-ACORSO Second General Assembly The International Design History cluster, together with Brighton School of Humanities, very kindly funded the Brighton Dress History Collective, represented by Professor Lou Taylor and Marie McLoughlin, to attend the Second General Assembly of the RIG-ACORSO held in Lille on 12th February 2016. The University of Brighton is…

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Attending Critical Dialogues Workshop for design postgraduate research students

by Dora Souza Dias & Alessandro Esculapio On Wednesday February 10th Clive Dilnot, Professor of Design Studies at Parsons the New School for Design and Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton, ran the workshop ‘Critical Dialogues for Design Research Students’. The goal of the event was to provide new perspective on the process of…

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International Remakings of Picasso’s Guernica: Action, Collaboration and Creation.

By Dr Nicola Ashmore Inspired by the experience of collectively remaking Pablo Picasso’s anti-fascist painting Guernica (1937) as a protest banner, I began researching other collaborative remakings of Picasso’s Guernica. For more information on the creation of the banner see: remakingpicassosguernica.wordpress.com. Pablo Picasso was moved into action to create Guernica (1937) after reading in the…

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