Field of Study 👀 Research-creation design practice

Trevor Embury is a graphic designer, researcher, and educator. His practice is situated at the intersection of graphic design and art and actively engages relationships between contemporary critical theory, interdisciplinary collaboration, and making things public. His practice and pedagogy advocates for an expansionists definition of design which addresses its past modernist universalisms and historical claims to elevate new perspectives and imaginaries beyond the dominant model of thought.

        He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Graphic and Digital Design department at the University of the Fraser Valley, a faculty member in the Graphic Design department at OCAD University, a founding partner at aftermodern.lab inc., and director of visual communication at DesignTO Festival. He holds a Master of Design (MDes) in Graphic Design from the School of Design, University of Illinois at Chicago with the Basel School of Design.

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