Wednesday 17 February 2016
Professor David Crow
Graphic Design: Where are we now, and how did we get here? - FULLY BOOKED
Graphic Design is a relatively new discipline. Over its short history it has changed considerably and adapted to changes in Art & Design education driven by wider social and economic change. Professor David Crow attempts to take a snapshot of the current state of play from a number of perspectives and poses some questions for graphic design education as it looks to the future.
David Crow studied Communication Design at Manchester Metropolitan University. He subsequently worked as a designer in London for Assorted iMaGes and as Art Director for Island Records before running his own consultancy. As a freelance designer he worked for a range of clients in the cultural sector including Rolling Stones Records, Virgin Records, Phonogram and The Royal Shakespeare Company. He then moved into academia as Head of the Department of Graphic Arts at Liverpool John Moores University. Professor David Crow is now Dean of Manchester School of Art and Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Part of the ASK (Art Seeks Knowledge) Open Lecture Series by Professors and visiting Professors at the Manchester School of Art.
All are welcome to these open talks, which offer a snapshot of the breadth and depth of some of our research and practice at the cutting edge of our disciplines.
Admission is free, please book your ticket online.