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Talk: Brexit design at the V&A

Talk: Brexit design at the V&A Photo by LUCIA SCERANKOVA

Photo by LUCIA SCERANKOVA

1 February 2017

This Friday 3 February sees the return of the University of Brighton/Victoria and Albert Museum Design Culture Salon to the V&A. Our director Sarah Mann will be part of a panel discussing Brexit design: how will it function in and out of Europe?

The Brexit referendum has caused economic and cultural turmoil. What does this mean for European and British design? Is there a distinctly European design culture and, if so, what is this? How might British design and the cultural industries become realigned post-Brexit? What other international alignments are there at work for British design? Join us as we attempt to answer these questions. 

Chair: Guy Julier, Professor of Design Culture, University of Brighton and V&A

Franco Bianchini, Professor of Cultural Policy and Head of the Institute for Research on Culture and the Creative Industries, University of Hull

Alastair Donald, associate director Institute of Ideas, co-founder New Narratives, convenor Future Cities Salon

Sarah Mann, Director of Architecture Design Fashion at the British Council

Robert Mull, Professor of Architecture and Head of School of Architecture and Design, University of Brighton, founder of Dezeen Brexit Design Manifesto

Michael Thomson, CEO Design Connect and former President, Bureau of European Design Associations

18.30, Friday 3 February | Clore 55 at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Free | no booking required