University of Technology Sydney

85509 Design Differences: Community Identities



Designers fulfil the needs and desires of others through empathy. This subject explores notions of identity so that you can have more insight into your own background and more flexibility when trying to understand the backgrounds of others. You will examine changing senses of self and community in an age of globalised media and commerce using contemporary cultural studies perspectives. The subject also explores the politics of marginal and mainstream identities through a range of experiences and experiments. As a result, you will become more adept at working with a range of competing and often incompatible stakeholder expectations.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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