Danah Abdulla


Talk 1 – Sustainable Futures and Ecosystems Design

Saturday 3 October

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Danah Abdulla is a designer, educator and researcher interested in new narratives and practices in design that push the disciplinary boundaries and definitions of the discipline. She holds a Ph.D. from the design department at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research is particularly focused on decolonising design, possibilities of design education, design culture(s) with a focus on the Arab region, the politics of design, publishing, and critical views of social design. Currently, she is Programme Director of Graphic Design at Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts (University of the Arts London). Prior to this role, she was Senior Lecturer in Brunel University Londons Design department and was a Lecturer in the Design school at London College of Communication. Danah is a founding member of the Decolonising Design research group, and the Creative Director and Editor of Kalimat Magazine, a non-profit publication about Arab thought and culture.