The Triennale Design Museum will present, in january 2011, in Milano, Graphic Design Worlds, the first major exhibition totally devoted to graphic design, that will be curated by Giorgio Camuffo.
Graphic design is a discipline that is undergoing a significant change, which is also reflected in the development, in recent decades, of a specific critical discourse. Engaged in shaping the universe of communication we are immersed in, active at different scales and on different dimensions, translators as well as actors that contribute in building relationships and knowledge, graphic designers draw a territory that is in constant evolution and may offer interesting perspectives for understanding contemporary culture and society.?
Necessarily in dialogue with different fields and disciplines – art, music, fashion, cinema, architecture etc. –, graphic designers are also increasingly engaged in developing and taking a critical position, with respect to both the world and their own tools and objectives.
Graphic Design Worlds will provide a look at this phenomenon: not so much an exhibition of “graphics”, but rather “on graphic design”, it will focus on the multifarious interpretations of this discipline and practice, on the various routes to graphic design and the paths that branch off from it, into the world… more informations here (english below).
A Diary of an Exhibition is the logbook of the exhibition Graphic Design Worlds. Featured on the blog are texts, interviews, videos, pictures, and photographs, as well as thoughts and considerations, that provide a look behind the scenes of the making of the exhibition.