Designed Howlings: radical jokes and secrets

19 Jul 2018 – 22 Jul 2018

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July 19, 6 - 9pm
July 20-22, 12pm - 9pm

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Ugly Duck

England, United Kingdom

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Immersive Radical Exhibition in Historic Tannery


How can we create justice for ourselves when traditional avenues are unavailable?

Designed Howlings explores creation as a course of radical action, highlighting artists who use art and design to create secret communications, inside jokes, and hidden modes of resistance.

Named for the 'howlings' of early suffrage activists, these current arts of resistance live in the context of women's suffrage, the industrial revolution, and the relationships between design reform, technical innovation, and the labor movement. Ranging from radical product design and sound art to game art, tattoo design, and social sculpture, exhibited creations savage the status quo.

Featuring: Caitlin Alexandra / Corporationpop / Courtney Beckett / Dano Wall / Eleanor Turnbull / Erika Tyson-Greene / Falk Morawitz / Hannah Robin Baker / Harlen Gray / Hellions / Iliria Osum / Jennifer Harley / Irrigation Systems / Jack Stiling / Jill Laudet / Lia / Oliver Palmer / Oya Tekbulut / rubyetc

Designed Howlings is part of Ugly Duck's season of Art and (H)aktivism.

SXRVXVE is an interdisciplinary curatorial platform presenting artworks and projects engaging with social, political, and cultural systems of power. www.sxrvxve.com

Image courtesy Oya Tekbulut.


Marian Casey


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