Designing a better Latin America

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Canning House and the London Design Biennale present the Canning House Cultural Lecture 2021, welcoming Latin American designers from this year's Biennale whose projects address the theme of 'Resonance'.

The Canning Cultural Lecture 2021

Designing a better Latin America

A celebration of Latin American design

Canning House and the London Design Biennale present the Canning Cultural Lecture 2021, welcoming the Latin American designers from this year's Biennale - representing Argentina, Chile, Guatemala and Venezuela - whose projects address the theme of 'Resonance'.

In this celebration of Latin American design, we hear from the designers on the inspirations, goals and purposes of their unique and fascinating projects.

This event is presented in partnership with the London Design Biennale.

This year's exhibition, entitled Can we design a better world?, will take place from 1-27 June at Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA.

Visit the Biennale website to learn more.


Victoria Broackes

Director, London Design Biennale

Cristián Mohaded

Argentine Designer, 'Monte Abierto'

Carola Ureta

Chilean Curator, 'Tectonic Resonances'

María Adela Díaz

Guatemalan Designer, 'Nostalgia'

María Elena Pombo

Venezuelan Designer, 'La Rentrada'


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