Russell Kennedy to speak on representing Indigenous culture in communication design and branding
Carlton (Australia) - On 9 August 2012, , Icograda Past-President 2011-2013, will speak on representing Indigenous culture in communication design and branding at the Melbourne Museum.
Russell will speak on the need for the design profession to establish a framework of engagement with Indigenous knowledge, which will educate and inform practitioners on issues relating to cultural ownership and respectful development processes.
- Russell Kennedy, 2012
Russell believes a dedicated policy in this area will help facilitate the transition to an authentic national identity, one that celebrates Australia as the home of the world's oldest continuous living culture. Russell Kennedy is a Research Fellow at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (RSA) and a Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). He was Chair of the International Design Alliance (2009- 2011) and is currently serving as immediate Past President (2011-2013) of Icograda, the International Council of Communication Design and is Co-Chair of INDIGO, the International Network of Indigenous Design.
About the event
Appropriate or Appropriate?
Strategic considerations when representing Indigenous culture in communication design and branding
18:30, Thursday, 9 August 2012
The Museum Theatre
11 Nicholson St
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Free entry. Open to Fellows and guests.
The event is organised by RSA A+NZ and supported by the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum.
Booking essential by 7 August 2012
For more details on RSA A+NZ, see: www.rsaanz.org.au
For more details on RSA, see: www.theRSA.org