NCAD – The Urban Everyday

Online, Friday 3rd July

NCAD: The Urban Everyday Webinar – This event marks the launch of The Urban Everyday: Design and Material Culture of Dublin 7, an online project by MA Design History and Material Culture and MA Service Design Students at the National College of Art and Design in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland.

The speakers and discussion will focus on the nature of everyday urban experience, particularly in the light of the current pandemic. We will focus on different aspects of the design and material culture of everyday urban life, with topics including ways of thinking about the everyday, analysing the everyday street, collecting the everyday and the future of everyday urban experience. Speakers include:

  • Professor Ben Highmore, University of Sussex (author of Theories of Everyday Life and The Everyday Life Reader).
  • Jess Majekodunmi (Design Innovation Leader, The Dock).
  • Brenda Malone (Curator, National Museum of Ireland).
  • Nathalie Weadick (Director, Irish Architecture Foundation).

NCAD: The Urban Everyday Webinar is a free event and takes place via Zoom, from 7.00pm-8.30pm on Friday the 3rd of July, 2020.

Friday 3rd July
Free - Registration required


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