Design Revolutionaries

paisleypedlar

It’s a while since I last visited Brighton Pavilion, the home of Brighton Museum and Art Gallery but each time I have visited I have come away feeling that I had seen something fresh and perhaps a tiny bit marvellous.  Today was no exception with a visit to the current feature exhibition Subversive Design.  Billed as “Craft, design and fashion with attitude” the exhibition explores how designers and makers react to the world around them.    Indeed the curators state that ” this major exhibition subverts your preconceptions and challenges your relationship with objects you use on a daily basis.”  But does it?

The dictionary definition of Subversive is:

Adjective:  Seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution.

Noun:  A subversive person – (The government claimed we were subversives or terrorists.)

Certainly some of the objects on display fulfil these definitions, but many others, while being interesting art objects…

View original post 981 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s