Design Discourse: Native American Mascots & Design
In this Design Discourse, we’ll talk about Native American mascotry. From NFL sports teams to runway shows, the movement to define where respect ends and ridicule begins has been confrontationally designed.
Join us as MODA’s Assistant Director, Lisa Babb leads a discussion about role of design in this debate.
Topics to be discussed include:
Native American marks from pro teams, colleges, and elementary through high schools
Native American sports mascots that have been modified
Responses from Native American tribes and fans who resist.change
Backlash against the fashion industry’s use of Native American mascotry
Backlash against the music industry’s use of Native American mascotry
This event is free with regular museum admission: $10 / $8 seniors & military / $5 students / Free for MODA members. Seating is limited so please please register in advance.