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Design For The People
49 minutes | a day ago
05: Connecting Cultures Through Storytelling, with Nosa Igbinedion
Nosa Igbinedion is a British-Nigerian filmmaker, editor and motion graphics designer, based in the UK. His short films have won multiple awards and played in festivals around the world.Nosa’s work is dedicated to creating speculative fiction, covering futurism, tech, social realism and spirituality, yet rooted in African culture, mythology and perspective.His passion for comic books and superheroes, and African spirituality and philosophy led him to conceptualise the 'Rise of Orisha' series – perhaps the first African superhero film, years before Marvel’s 'Black Panther'.In this episode Nosa shares his journey from an Astrophysics degree to science fiction, the challenges faced by Black filmmakers in getting their stories told, and the importance of innovative storytelling as a means of connecting cultures.Check our Nosa's films and news at www.nosa-filmmaker.com, and follow him @nosaigbinedion.Design For The People is a podcast hosted by Graphic Designer and Consultant Greg Bunbury, in conversation with the inspiring minds, using design and creativity towards social change. Making a positive difference in our lives, our communities, and the world. Find more episodes at: bunbury.co/podcast
46 minutes | 8 days ago
04: Engaging Communities Through Public Art, with Martin Goodrich
Martin Goodrich was the co-founder of the Free Form Community Arts Trust, established in 1969. Free Form was a groundbreaking artist-led organisation, and a pioneer of participative community projects across the UK. For over 35 years, they delivered imaginative urban renewal & regeneration through art and design-led solutions, to humanise social and physical environments.In this episode, Martin shares his journey from educator to environmental artist, the stories and lessons learned along the way, and inspiring words for future generations of socially-minded creatives. Find a detailed account of Martin's history via this article on For Walls With Tongues, and his oral history with Hackney's Chats Palace.
19 minutes | 15 days ago
O3: The Medium Is The Message, with Jahnavi Inniss
Jaaahnavi is a recent graduate from Central Saint Martins in Graphic Communication Design. She is the winner of the Nova Unilever #Unstereotype Award 2020 and the CSM Deans Collection Award 2020. Her practice is built around influencing social attitudes towards groups of underrepresented communities.In this episode, Jahnavi shares how incorporating analogue practices in her work has enabled her to connect and shape cultural narratives around race.Books/sources as mentioned by Jahnavi:Stuart Hall, Representation and the Media: https://www.mediaed.org/transcripts/Stuart-Hall-Representation-and-the-Media-Transcript.pdfBell Hooks, Black Looks: Race and Representation: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Looks-Representation-bell-hooks/dp/1138821551Check out Jahnavi's work at https://sites.google.com/view/jahnavi-design/projects, and follow her @jahnavinniss (https://www.instagram.com/jahnavinniss).
25 minutes | 22 days ago
02: Serving Others Through Design, with Samuel Mensah
Samuel Mensah is a UK based, multi-disciplinary creative of Ghanian heritage, who has worked across award-winning campaigns for Nike, Google, MTV, H&M, Virgin, & the BBC, as well as founding several community-focused initiatives and charities. In this episode, Samuel shares how he built a design career around being of service to others.
22 minutes | a month ago
01: The Power of Conscious Choices, with Nadina Ali
Nadina Ali is a self-taught graphic designer, from Marseille, France, now based in London, UK.In this episode, Nadina shares how her experiences as a Muslim woman of colour in the design and fashion industries, have inspired her creative choices, and her work around social justice, antiracism and sustainability.
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