Visiting designer Tristan Schultz will discuss his work with the Decolonizing Design Group, his research on repair and maintenance as radical eco-design strategies and the role that indigenous futuring could play in expanding our understanding of sustainable futures. Schultz is a lecturer in the Design Futures Program at Griffith University, an Australian/Aboriginal interdisciplinary strategist and a researcher. His current work focuses on design's implications in ongoing colonialism, particularly in relation to Aboriginal cultures in Australia. He is also founder and co-director of Relative, a forward-thinking, strategic design practice with a focus on using up-to-date research and community engagement processes to help people understand complex challenges and to support behavior changes.
Thursday, March 21 at 6:30pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI
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