UKUYILA NGABANTU / DESIGN BY THE PEOPLE / ONTWERP DEUR DIE MENSE: 5TH IRENE GROOTBOOM MEMORIAL DIALOGUES

UKUYILA NGABANTU / DESIGN BY THE PEOPLE / ONTWERP DEUR DIE MENSE: 5TH IRENE GROOTBOOM MEMORIAL DIALOGUES

UKUYILA NGABANTU / DESIGN BY THE PEOPLE / ONTWERP DEUR DIE MENSE
5TH IRENE GROOTBOOM MEMORIAL DIALOGUES

Cape Town, November 2012



The Social Justice Coalition and African Centre for Cities invite you to the 5th annual Irene Grootboom Memorial Dialogues where leading activists, designers, community leaders, academics and experts will critically engage the concept of design. We will look at whether design can be used as an instrument for advancing social justice and reducing urban inequality, recognising that Cape Town has been designated World Design Capital in 2014. 

SEMINAR

What is design? 
An introduction to design and how it might be used to improve historically neglected communities.
Thursday 1 November / 11AM – 1PM / Site C New Hall, Khayelitsha

PANEL DISCUSSION 
Interpreting WDC2014 
A critical discussion of Cape Town’s World Design Capital 2014 bid. 
Wednesday 7 November / 6 – 8PM / Central Methodist Church, Greenmarket Square

LECTURE AND DISCUSSION 
Alastair Fuad-Luke 
A lecture by international sustainable design expert and author of ‘Design Activism’ and ‘The Eco-design Handbook’. 
Friday 9 November / 6 – 8PM / Woodstock Town Hall

PANEL DISCUSSION 
Design by the people? 
Urban design practitioners, researchers and activists ask if and how designers can work with communities. 
Tuesday 13 November / 6 – 8PM / Lookout Hill, Spine Road, Khayelitsha

FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION 
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth 
A screening and discussion of Chad Freidrichs’ 2011 film about the dramatic failure of a large US public housing project. 
RSVP essential: info@designbythepeople.org
 
Saturday 17 November / 1:45 – 5PM / Screen 1, Labia on Orange

LECTURE AND DISCUSSION 
Lessons for design 
Mary Galvin and others reflect on design-focused sanitation ‘solutions’ and the lessons for design.
Monday 19 November / 6 – 8PM / New Science Lecture Theatre (NSLT), UCT Upper Campus


FOR MORE INFORMATION, TO RSVP AND FOR DETAILS OF OTHER GROOTBOOM EVENTS, 
VISIT: 

designbythepeople.org

OR CONTACT: 

Fritz Jooste 

SOCIAL JUSTICE COALITION
az.gr1410836240o.un@1410836240ztirf1410836240 / 082 512 549

Ralph Borland 

AFRICAN CENTRE FOR CITIES 
ten.d1410836240nalro1410836240bhpla1410836240r@hpl1410836240ar1410836240 /  076 548 3923

1 Comment
  1. Hi, definitely interested….will circulate to DAG staff

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