Public Lecture on "Design who you want to be" by Alice Wang



Speaker:
Alice Wang, Profile Director, Alice Wang Design

Synopsis of the lecture

How do young designers find their own dream, their own career path, how to be who they want to be? Alice Wang will share her views toward Critical Design and talk through her personal entrepreneur experiences.

About Alice Wang
Alice Wang graduated from the Royal College of Art, MA Design Interactions. With a background in BA Product Design from Central St. Martins, her work has been invited to participate in major international art and design events such as the Milan Furniture Fair – Salone Satellite, Beijing’s Reshaping History, Today Art Museum, Design Museum Holon in Israel, Shanghai Art Museum, London Design Week and many more. She was also awarded the Conran Foundation Award in the year 2008, personally selected by Terrance Conran and Sebastian Conran as one of the most outstanding graduates of the year. Alice is now the director of Alice Wang Design in Taipei, Taiwan.

Alice Wang’s work ranges from the Fast Typing Keyboard to White Lies weighing scales to Grass Scanners that tell you how green your front garden is, all illustrating the ironic and absurd habits and behaviours that lay deep among all of us. Alice uses design as a language to explore social issues; to observe and remind us about humans’ complex emotions; uses parody and irony to make people laugh and self-reflect.

Website http://www.alice-wang.com

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