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Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum

Architecture, Design | November 4, 2016 |

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum 

Fear and Love, the opening exhibition at the Design Museum in Kensington, presents eleven installations by some of the most innovative and thoughtprovoking designers and architects working today. These newly commissioned works explore a spectrum of issues that define our time, including networked sexuality, sentient robots, slow fashion and settled nomads.

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

The exhibition shows how design is deeply connected not just to commerce and culture but to urgent underlying issues – issues that inspire fear and love. This is a multidisciplinary and global exhibition that aims to capture the mood of the present and establish the Design Museum as the home of design debate.  

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

‘When the Design Museum opened in 1989, the first exhibition, Commerce and Culture, was about the value of industrial products. Three decades later, we now take that value for granted. Fear and Love goes further, and proposes that design is implicated in wider issues that reflect the state of the world. By inviting these designers to create installations with such an open brief, the museum presents itself as a laboratory of ideas, and a place for absorbing how the world is changing,’ said Justin McGuirk, Chief Curator at the Design Museum.  

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

Design Museum, London
From November 24, 2016 to April 23, 2017

 

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