NEW VIEWS2 SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION OPEN

03 June 2008
London (United Kingdom) - Registration is now open for academics, practitioners and graduate students from around the world at New Views 2: conversations and dialogue in graphic design.
London (United Kingdom) - Come and join the conversation and meet with colleagues (academics, practitioners and graduate students) from around the world at New Views 2: conversations and dialogue in graphic design. When? 9-11 July 2008 in London. Please note this is no ordinary academic symposium. Located in the studios of London College of Communication, participants will explore and exchange ideas and experiences around core issues related to the future of graphic design.

Registration is now open and the details can be found at www.newviews.co.uk.

New Views 2 seeks to look in depth at the broader questions that graphic designers are facing today in terms of the profession andeducational practices. At the same time, the symposium is meant to generate debate and to identify what new challenges might lay ahead for practitioners, academics, industry and the profession overall.

Themes to be addressed might include:
  • Who are we? Problems of defining terminology: visual communication, communication design, graphic design, information environment
  • the role of graphic design for the 'real world
  • graphic design and interdisciplinarity
  • graphic design and research methods
  • design writing/criticism and repositioning debates
  • practice-led PhD research in the field of graphic design
  • responsive curriculums and shifting paradigms
  • research, innovation and new critical thinking

An accompanying exhibition of posters from designers, students and academics opens in London 9-21 July 2008 and then travels to RMIT, Australia. A digital exhibition will also be presented via the conference website.



For information on the symposium and related events, please contact:

Professor Teal Triggs
Unit for Information Environments
School of Graphic Design
London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle
London, United Kingdom SE1 6SB
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For delegate information and registration, please contact:

Helen Etherington
Marketing and Course Co-ordinator
London Artscom Ltd
London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle
London, United Kingdom SE1 6SB
T: +44 20 7514 8192
F: +44 20 7514 6563
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