O3: The Medium Is The Message, with Jahnavi Inniss

Design For The People

01-01-2021 • 18 mins

Jaaahnavi is a recent graduate from Central Saint Martins in Graphic Communication Design. She is the winner of the Nova Unilever #Unstereotype Award 2020 and the CSM Deans Collection Award 2020. Her practice is built around influencing social attitudes towards groups of underrepresented communities.

In this episode, Jahnavi shares how incorporating analogue practices in her work has enabled her to connect and shape cultural narratives around race.

Books/sources as mentioned by Jahnavi:

Stuart Hall, Representation and the Media: https://www.mediaed.org/transcripts/Stuart-Hall-Representation-and-the-Media-Transcript.pdf

Bell Hooks, Black Looks: Race and Representation: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Looks-Representation-bell-hooks/dp/1138821551

Check out Jahnavi's work at https://sites.google.com/view/jahnavi-design/projects, and follow her @jahnavinniss (https://www.instagram.com/jahnavinniss).

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