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Cultural identity crisis within contemporary graphic design case study

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dc.contributor.author Khoury, Melissa Plourde
dc.contributor.author Khoury, Tarek E.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-02T12:37:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-02T12:37:16Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5716
dc.description.abstract Visual representations of Lebanese culture are rich and diverse. Traditionally, Lebanese culture is a unique mixture of the East and West. However, Westernization jeopardizes this cultural identity in contemporary Lebanese graphic design. Furthermore, today's Lebanese design students commonly refer to Western inspirations and view Middle Eastern influences as conventional. Student designers are integral to the revival of their visual culture. Pedagogical approaches can encourage the incorporation of visual culture into design by embracing change without oblitera- ting the past. Adjustments are necessary in design studies through the modernization of Lebanese visual culture within graphic contexts. The future existence of a Lebanese visual cultural identity is possible through changes in graphic design studies. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Cultural identity crisis within contemporary graphic design case study en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.title.subtitle Lebanon en_US
dc.author.school SAD en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200603006 en_US
dc.author.department Design en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Social Responsibility en_US
dc.keywords Graphic Design en_US
dc.keywords Design Education en_US
dc.keywords Lebanon en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Khoury, M. P., & Khoury, T. E. Cultural identity crisis within contemporary graphic design case study: Lebanon en_US
dc.author.email melissa.plourde@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date 28-30, Oct. 2009 en_US
dc.conference.place Ciudad de Mexico en_US
dc.conference.subtitle Impacto Social del Diseño en_US
dc.conference.title 3rd International Design Conference en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.dis.uia.mx/conference/2009/articulos/cultural_identi.pdf en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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