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Agency, Theories of

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The essence of design as intentional change-making is agency. Agency derives from a combination of capacity, permission, and will. These derive from a combination of the individuals acting and the situation in which they are trying to act...

Agency

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The term “agency” refers to a service-based company that offers a range of skills and know-how in creating specific goods. The nature of goods—tangible or intangible—determines an agency’s market differentiation, for example, design...

Agent

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...----------------A person or organisation formally authorised to represent the illustrator to prospective clients. Agents promote artists and secure commissions for them by using their portfolios. They conduct business transactions...

Passporting

Mahmoud Keshavarz

Mahmoud Keshavarz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design Politics of the Passport : Materiality, Immobility, and Dissent

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...Histories of the passport and its emergence as a specific device enmeshed with bodies, relations, and interactions through specific local technologies that produce global rationality suggest that their design goes beyond the actual artifact...

Dissent

Mahmoud Keshavarz

Mahmoud Keshavarz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design Politics of the Passport : Materiality, Immobility, and Dissent

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...The history of domination over mobility is also a history of the struggle to overthrow it. In this chapter, I will locate the practices of forgery and migrant smuggling or, as I call it, migration brokery, within the broader context...

Practices, Practice Theory

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Practice theory is a social and cultural theory that seeks to understand how social beings come to structure their everyday life by focusing on the significance of shared understandings, processes, and engagements with things. Theorists...

Power

Mahmoud Keshavarz

Mahmoud Keshavarz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design Politics of the Passport : Materiality, Immobility, and Dissent

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...As shown by the histories of the passport in the previous chapter, it is hard to understand passports without situating them in a network of practices and regulations over the movement of all moving things. In this chapter, I first discuss...

An Imperfect World

Nynke Tromp

Nynke Tromp is a design researcher at the department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and is a member of the social design consultancy, KVD Reframing, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Hekkert

Paul Hekkert is professor of form theory, and head of the Industrial Design department at the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands where he also chairs the design aesthetics group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Society : Products and Services for a Better World

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...In this chapter, we look at the role of design in the bigger picture and the ways we have designed a world that does not suit human nature very well. We start off with a reflection on human nature and the innate mechanisms we deploy when...

The Design Politics

Mahmoud Keshavarz

Mahmoud Keshavarz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design Politics of the Passport : Materiality, Immobility, and Dissent

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...Throughout this project I was constantly asked a series of questions: Are passports a design problem? Does the analysis ask for the redesigning of passports? Would a new passport diminish borders or is it impossible for any passport...

Histories

Mahmoud Keshavarz

Mahmoud Keshavarz is a postdoctoral researcher at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design Politics of the Passport : Materiality, Immobility, and Dissent

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...History of passports, like history of any other human-made, artificial devices, is multiple. These histories emerge from certain social, technical, economic, and political forces and plug in to other ones. A traditional historical...