Activism History


Publishing is Being Present
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Publishing is Being Present

How Maria Lamas surreptitiously used a fashion weekly to resist the dictatorship, question gender norms and encourage emancipation.
Isabel Duarte
By Isabel Duarte
An Accidental Game of Telephone
Against the Grain
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An Accidental Game of Telephone

How a group of women designed the Black Panther logo.
Evan Nicole Brown
By Evan Nicole Brown
Against Performative Positivity
Designing Resistance
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Against Performative Positivity

Designer, researcher and educator Danah Abdulla on consumer capitalism, complacent convenience, political ‘wokeness’, and why we should all become design dissenters.
Danah Abdulla
By Danah Abdulla
Financing Feminism Through Beads and Brioche
Feminist Findings
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Financing Feminism Through Beads and Brioche

In the late 70s in Paris, an underground salon disguised itself as a tearoom to smuggle subversive ideas.
Fanny Maurel
By Fanny Maurel