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Press release: Nov. 12, 2016 Miller Gallery Hosts “Climactic: Post Normal Design” Exhibition Features Work of 50 Local, National and International Designers

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Curatorial team: ­­Katherine Moline, Ahmed Ansari, Deepa Butoliya
Curatorium: ­­Katherine Moline, Ahmed Ansari, Deepa Butoliya, Laurene Vaughan, Brad Haylock, Beck Davis, Peter Hall
Provocateur: Cameron Tonkinwise
Co-organized by CMU School of Design
Nov. 4 – Dec. 11, 2016

Fri., Dec. 9, 6-8pm: Reception with SoDesign Senior Design Exhibition
Free and open to the public. RSVP on Facebook

Tues., Nov. 8, 12 -2pm:: Curators Talk at Miller Gallery
Free and open to the public. RSVP on Facebook

WORKSHOPS Please contact the CMU School of Design to register.

Mon., Nov. 7, 4- 6pm: The privilege of Participation -  Dimeji Onafuwa , Jabe Bloom and Teju Cole. @CMU School of Design, Margaret Morrison Building, Room 107

Tues., Nov. 15, 11:30- 1:30pm: Bodies in Motion - Stephen Neely @CMU School of Design Margaret Morrison Building, Room 107. Register here

Thurs., Nov 17, 11:30- 1:30pm: Speculating Jugaad Futures - Deepa Butoliya @CMU School of Design Margaret Morrison Building, Room 107. Register here

RESCHEDULED Fri. Nov. 18, 12-2pm: Myths of the near future CCTV- Katherine Moline, Miller Gallery. Register here

Thurs., Dec 1, 11:30 -1:20pm: Design, Science Fiction and Worldling - Ahmed Ansari @CMU School of Design Margaret Morrison Building, Room 107. Register here

Sat., Dec 3, 12:30-2:30pm: Interplay - Laverne Baker Hotep and Sheila Collins @Miller Gallery CMU. Register here

Tues., Dec 6, noon-2pm : Mapping Transition
- Terry Irvine and Laurene Vaughan at Miller Gallery. Register here

Thurs., Nov 10, 12-2 pm
: Speculative Anything panel,
Panelists: Bruce Tharp, Maria Lamadrid Moderator : Anne Burdick



Sara Adhitya, Ahmed Ansari, Laurens Boer and Jared Donovan, Eva Brandt, Deepa Butoliya and works from the Speculative Critical Design class, CMU, Tentative Collective, Beck Davis,Tricia Flanagan, Raune Frankjaer, Jennifer Gabrys, William Gaver, Joachim Halse, Thomas Binder, Eva Brandt, and Brendon Clark, Interplay, Terry Irwin, Tie Ji, Cyrus Kabiru, Tobie Kerridge, Onkar Kular, CMU HCI and robotics Create Lab, Golan Levin, Zoe Mahony, Mike Michael, Katherine Moline, Manar Moursi, NoamToran, Pedro Oliveira, Liliana Ovalle and Colectivo 1050ºNestor Pestana, Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, Luiza Prado, Tristan SchultzSrishti, Superflux, Laurene Vaughan, Alex Wilkie


The Miller Gallery at CMU is excited to be hosting an exhibition and symposium Climactic: Post Normal Design co-organized by the CMU School of Design from November 4th to December 11th 2016. The event focuses on design and activism surrounding issues of coloniality, crises of culture and race climate change in both the Global South and North. The curatorial premise of the exhibition is to engage audiences in thinking about the ongoing moment of contingency and precarity that characterize contemporary life and challenge the design disciplines. Our exhibition, panel discussions, and workshops aim to present alternative models for design that broaden human capacity to understand and intervene in accelerated social and environmental crises. Climactic: Post Normal Design is the fourth iteration of a series of exhibitions and symposia led by Feral Experimental: New Design Thinking, shown at UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Australia, in 2014.

Additional support for Climactic: Post Normal Design comes in part from Carnegie Mellon School of Design.