Colonialism


When a Stone Says No
Earthshaking
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When a Stone Says No

Following willful stones and the creative potential of refusal against cultural colonialism.
Franca López Barbera
By Franca López Barbera
Named After Men
Designing Resistance
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Named After Men

Colonial exploitation and egocentric bragging at the roots of the botanical sciences.
Tai Linhares
By Tai Linhares
Yemanjá, the Whitewashed Orisha
Image Matters
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Yemanjá, the Whitewashed Orisha

Unpacking Brazilian diasporic memories and aspects of structural racism through an iconographic analysis.
Carlotta Trippa
Naiara Yumiko
By Carlotta Trippa, Naiara Yumiko
A Rejection of the Term “Vernacular”
Epistemic Activism
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A Rejection of the Term “Vernacular”

An analysis of the colonizing word coined for the sake of othering design languages that dare to challenge Eurocentric norms.
Javier Syquia
By Javier Syquia
Reflejos Ajenos
Politics of Display
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Reflejos Ajenos

The museum, national identity and the impossibility of classifying the intangible.
Adriana Rojas Víquez
By Adriana Rojas Víquez
Gold
Contra-Colonial Colors
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Gold

Fighting for existence in the wake of stolen wealth, toxic metals, gilded bureaucrats and golden visas.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
Imaginations of Care
Vulnerable Observers
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Imaginations of Care

Curator Keyna Eleison making a case for expanding knowledges.
Keyna Eleison
Nina Paim
Cherry-Ann Davis
By Keyna Eleison, Nina Paim, Cherry-Ann Davis
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
Yellow
Contra-Colonial Colors
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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