Neon Moire X Graphic Matters: Liz McQuiston on Creative Dissent
InterviewBy Thomas Dahm,
In partnership with Graphic Matters, we bring a special serie of interviews with researchers, designers, and thinkers who presented their work during the graphic design festival. Graphic Matters, founded in 2008, shows every two year how designers shape and influence our perspective on current issues that matter. With the slogan Visual stories you care about, Graphic Matters presented work from over 200 international designers. Through the exhibitions, talk shows and workshops Graphic Matters challenged the visiter to create their own image.
In this episode of the Neon Moiré Show, the fourth in this serie, Thomas Dahm talks with Liz McQuiston is a graphic designer, educator, and writer. While walking through the city of Breda on our way to the train station we talked about why Liz writes about the relationship between graphic design and politics, the Silence equals Death project and the advantages of silkscreen printing in an age of technology.
I firmly believe that designers learn through their eyes, through visuals, and they actually make connections more quickly that way, that has always fascinated me.
How to listen
Subscribe (it's free) in your favorite podcast app.
Or download the Neon Moiré Show App for Android/iOS.
Enjoy the show? If you enjoy this one, check out the rest of our podcast episodes in your favorite podcast app. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a rating and review iTunes, Apple podcast or Soundcloud. It helps others to find out about the show. Thanks you.
Liz McQuiston's Neon 5
Visual Impact: Creative Dissent by Liz McQuiston
How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS by David France.
Check out our Patreon page to learn more about what we do, why we do it, and why we would like to have patrons like you. 🙏