ALTERNATIVES IN SOCIETES

– Draft relationships between minority societies and design –

Why an alternative and minoritarian point of view?

The “Alternatives” are particular points of the society in which there is a “structural failure”, that is a loss of the web of majoritarian relationships and meanings. This failure opens the the possibility to manifest the events of the general laws governing the same society. Minority situations, which pertain minoritarian group of the society, could be a harbinger of circumstances that in the near future, however, may be of interest to larger sections of the population. In this sense, the cultures produced by minority groups are seen as the “adaptive reactions” to a general environmental situation in which they are located. The design, in some ways is one of them.

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