Plot(s) Journal of Design Studies is an annual academic publication edited by graduate students at Parsons School of Design, The New School in New York. The international peer-reviewed journal explores the multiplicity of definitions within design and draws from a broader field of academic disciplines including visual and material culture, anthropology, sociology, and beyond. Parsons is now offering a Graduate Minor in Design Studies that is designed to complement the MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies and other graduate programs across the university in design, liberal arts, and social research.
To celebrate the release of Designing in Dark Times: an Arendtian Lexicon, we are organizing a series of dialogues to further explore what “dark times” means today and design’s recent positioning towards the expanded field of the society within it through an Arendtian lens. Each Dialogue will convene several of the book’s contributors to discuss… Read More
Thursday, November 14 6:00 pm Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue We know Guy Debord (1931-1994) as a poet, filmmaker, artist, revolutionary theorist, editor and founder of the Situationist International avant-garde movement. But above all else, he was a strategist: poetry, cinema, theory and the avant-garde were, for Debord, means to be deployed in a struggle… Read More