This week the DHS Ambassador Wiktoria Kijowska takes on the lead with Provocative Objects. In this post Wiktoria puts the gendered pink razor under the lens and offers a provocative account of how objects are mutually defined by and are used to define gender constructs.
23 March 2022 -
Provocative Objects / Places is back with a new post! This week, Alexandra Banister reflects on International Women’s Day, and discusses gender and architecture at The Woman’s Building at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.
8 March 2022 -
The DHS Ambassadors continue to investigate 'Provocative spaces/objects.' This week Wiktoria Kijowska explores the RM58 armchair by Roman Modzelewski and the experimentations with global modernism in the context of Poland in the later half of the twentieth century.
23 February 2022 -
Follow the DHS blog for a new series: Provocative Objects / Places! From now on every other Wednesday the DHS Ambassadors Alexandra Banister and Wiktoria Kijowska will be exploring the design histories and rhetoric underlaying everyday objects and places. This Wednesday Alexandra Banister takes us to the Basildon Park in Berkshire, England and discusses issues of colonialism. Stay tuned for more!
9 February 2022 -
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