Professor Emerita, Part-time Faculty, Graphic Design
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Speaker/ tuesday May 29
Workshop/ wednesday May 30 in collaboration with Massimo Santanicchia
DEVELOPING CITIZEN DESIGNERS: OUR CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
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Papanek, V. (1984). Design for the real world. Academy Chicago Publishers.
Nigel, W. (1993). Design for society. Reaktion Books.
McDonough, W., & Braungart, M. (2010). Cradle to cradle: Remaking the way we make things. North point press.
Fuad-Luke, A. (2013). Design activism: beautiful strangeness for a sustainable world. Routledge.
Manzini, E., & Coad, R. (2015). Design, when everybody designs: An introduction to design for social innovation. MIT press.
Elizabeth Resnick is a Professor Emerita, former chair of Graphic Design and current part-time faculty at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her B.F.A. / M.F.A. in Graphic Design at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. Professor Resnick is also a design curator having organized 7 comprehensive design exhibitions, the last 4 on socio-political graphic design: “The Graphic Imperative: International Posters of Peace”, “Social Justice and The Environment 1965–2005”; “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010”; “Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age: 2001–2012” and “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination” (2016) investigating gender-based inequalities deeply entrenched in every global society. Her publications include catalogs for the exhibitions, plus Developing Citizen Designers, Bloomsbury Academic (2016), Design for Communication: Conceptual Graphic Design Basics, John Wiley & Sons Publishers (2003) and Graphic Design: A Problem-Solving Approach to Visual Communication, Prentice-Hall Publications” (1984). She is currently working on The Social Design Reader for Bloomsbury Academic.