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Exposer le design : formes et intentions

Abstract : Exhibitions have played an important role in the design development and acknowledgement of this activity. What about today in France? What are the intentions - or communicational effects - likely to be produced? Based on a sample of five different contemporary design exhibitions, we first describe the patterns as they are experienced by the public through to the exhibition displays. With a methodology inspired by phenomenology and museology, we aim to understand the intentions underpinning by these exhibitions. The description of the visit situations requires a specific stance of the researcher who must be both an academic researcher and an involved visitor. From an educational level, the design exhibition intention is thus considered as a museographic « leçon de choses ». It is also a celebration exercise aiming at showcasing the designers and their works. Consequently, design exhibition intention contributes to the economic valorization of goods. Militant positions on social and environmental issues are less importantly found in the exhibitions studied. The axiological dimension of design exhibition intention focuses on the consideration given to the visitor himself.
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Brigitte Auziol. Exposer le design : formes et intentions. Sciences de l'information et de la communication. Avignon Université, 2019. Français. ⟨tel-02443813⟩



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