The special issue of Contemporary Southeastern Europe, titled Films and Societies in Southeastern Europe has been published. This issue edited by Armina Galijas and Hrvoje Paic is a collection of six research articles and one research essay that explore multiple current and historical relations between film productions and societal developments in Southeastern Europe.
Although often perceived pure decoration, design has a wide potential of being an agent of change in society. How much responsibility lies on the shoulders of designers and whether we should be mere observers of activists?
In consideration of the relationship between the basic notion that defines the contemporary economy - politics - culture my attempt is to articulating three starting points. The first determines the acceleration of complex digital age that I will call technosphere.
Lecture challenges common approach to sustainability as given in natural environment only. An issue of sustainable social environment is offered by way of analysis in social criticism and conceptual thinking within the field of design theory and design practice as linked opposite.
Focusing on the interplay between art, design, and cultural activism in the city of Bihać, this presentation examines the multilayered and complex issues of social instability caused by the so-called transition, collapse of industry and depopulation.