The Cheap Art Manifesto

Last week I had the pleasure to attend an excellent exhibition at the Victoria&Albert museum: Disobedient Objects, examining the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. Political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design. It was in this exhibition where I found the Cheap Art […]

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An interview with Sweatshop’s main designer

Simon Parkin is the Head of Games at Littleloud, a creative studio based in Brighton, UK. He was the main designer of Sweatshop, a game that puts you in charge of a clothes factory where the work conditions don’t seem to be very nice. He kindly asked me a few questions about his project and […]

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Sweatshop

Sweatshop puts you in charge of the workers of a clothes factory, where the owner only seems to be concerned about manufacturing the cheapest clothes in the least amount of time. The game will let you choose if you want to be an exploiter, employing children with no access to drinks or toilets, or a […]

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