Design and Activism

Activism is taking action to effect social change. Often it is concerned with ‘how to change the world’ through social, political, economic or environmental change.

According to Michel Foucault people do not have ‘real’ identity within themselves; that’s just a way of talking about the self — a discourse. An identity is communicated to others in your interactions with them, but this is not a fixed thing within a person. It is a shifting, temporary construction.

People in power surveying all of us. The tower in the middle watching everyone in the cells, because the inmates are being watched so they behave.

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Malcom X believed in armed offences. The Black Panther party was based on ideas such as black nationalism and a staunch belief in the fundamental of violence and armed self defence in order to secure freedom from white oppression — ideas which are strongly connected with Malcom X’s life work. They would dress up in black clothing, hold guns and had afro hair.


Gay men would be forced to wear pink triangles during the holocausts in the camp. Rainbow represents freedom.


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