Unknown Quantities #9


From the Editors

Finitude: the quality or state of being finite. In other words, the state of having limits or bounds.

Art and design can be a means of observing and reflecting upon social issues - a sincere form of communication through which we convey sentiments, generating knowledge that enriches the understanding of the present and impels the imagination of the future. Increasingly we begin to see the dynamic link between art and design and the various intersecting crises in every corner of our global society. What role have art and design played in the emergence of these crises? What part can they play in coming out of them? Do they enrich, transform, restore and question our world? What does this interplay look like? How are practitioners responding to these issues? What better ways of living can we imagine and design for ourselves?