The Designer Après-Garde explore the world of copy culture that has come to dominate design. “It became a cliché to announce that “we live in a remix culture”,” said Lev Manovich in his 2002 Flash Generation. What used to be avant-garde for postmodernists, is orthodoxy today. Copying and remixing are now part of the everyday. Nevertheless, designers still claim fame within this domain. The Designer Après-Garde is the fictional story of two such designers.
In 2010, the mini-fiction was visually translated into a poster and yellow leaflets for display during Take Part To Ideas in Bologna, Italy, an open source exhibition about designer’s research on intellectual property curated by Melissa Destino.
(via typographie)Source: cargocollective.com