Colonial history


Un-sustaining Sustainability?
Making and Unmaking
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Un-sustaining Sustainability?

Tracing the colonial origins of India’s rising “sustainable” fashion industry
Laya Chirravuru
By Laya Chirravuru
Wokefishing
Making and Unmaking
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Wokefishing

The pretensive premise of progressive views, and the false activism in the fashion industry.
Beatrace Angut Oola
By Beatrace Angut Oola
“They are killing us”
Designing Resistance
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“They are killing us”

How Peruvian designers are reshaping the way we see femicide.
Tessel ten Zweege
By Tessel ten Zweege
Hidden Messages, Repeating Patterns
Against the Grain
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Hidden Messages, Repeating Patterns

Artist Lawrence Lemaoana on coding narratives into textiles and his uneasy relationship with the art world.
Neo Maditla
By Neo Maditla
Preserve, Revise, Remove, Radicalize
Objects of Interest
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Preserve, Revise, Remove, Radicalize

Monuments and memorials in the United States of America after 2020.
Mauricio Vargas
By Mauricio Vargas
The Dark Side of Pictograms
Objects of Interest
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The Dark Side of Pictograms

How sports—in particular the Olympics—perpetuate multiple systems of oppression.
Mujgan Abdulzade
By Mujgan Abdulzade
In the Name of ♥
Objects of Interest
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In the Name of ♥

Claiming the Semiotics of Power, Colonialism & Capitalism.
Charlie Thomas
By Charlie Thomas
Yellow
Colonial Histories
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Yellow

Framing and re-framing oppression through cinematic clichés, khaki hues, and a desert of lies.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
When a Tree Says No
Against the Grain
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When a Tree Says No

Following histories of deforestation, dispossession, epistemic violence, and resistance.
Franca López Barbera
By Franca López Barbera
Culture, No Context:
Against the Grain
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Culture, No Context:

Face to face with the ethics of European Ethnographic Museums.
Cherry-Ann Davis
By Cherry-Ann Davis