Taking a Line for a Walk

Taking a Line for a Walk
Author: Nina Paim (ed.)
Publisher: Spector Books
Language: English
Pages: 272
Size: 22.5 x 25.5
Weight: 778 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783959050814
Availability: In stock
Price: €34.00
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Assignments can give instructions, describe an exercise, present a problem, set out rules, propose a game, stimulate a process, or simply throw out questions. Taking a Line for a Walk brings attention to something that is often neglected: the assignment as a pedagogical element and verbal artefact of design education. This book is a compendium of 224 assignments, edited by Nina Paim and coedited by Emilia Bergmark. A reference book for educators, researchers, and students alike, it includes both contemporary and historical examples and offers a space for different lines of design pedagogy to converge and converse. An accompanying essay by Corinne Gisel takes a closer look at the various forms assignments can take and the educational contexts they exist within. Taking a Line for a Walk derived from an exhibition of the same name at the International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2014.