Jordan Wayne Lee
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Re: Metamodernism

*excerpt from an email I’ve been drawn to the idea of metamodernism because of my past. I grew up playing music then went to school and discovered art/design. During that time I explored Biblical Theology and it raised a lot of questions around my own faith. The post-modern idea of Christianity still left a lot…

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Obsolete

We create digital work in a medium that is fast paced, and ever passing. Our work becomes as quickly forgotten as scrolling through your social feed on your mobile device. We spend hours creating work that disapates into the byte / pixel ether. Never to be remembered. Only to live in small corners on the…

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Minimal(ism)

Seeking enlightenment means ridding yourself of the residue of emotions left by years of others who have affected you in various ways. The ability to clear out your sense of being. Purify the waters of your existence. And ultimately move forward by ratifying, forgiving and cleansing your past. Design the mind. Actively seeking physical relaxation,…

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Within / Self

Design requires a large amount of steps, knowledge, understanding, practical application and discipline. Design encompasses a holistic view of a problem and provides the most complex solution (whether minimal, or abstract) the complexity of good design lies within ones ability to see the entire scope of a problem, work through problems and paths that one…

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Metamodernism through an artist lens

Many great thinkers of today are proclaiming, publicly, that the end of post-modernism is here. The cynical worldview submerged in irony doesnt work for us anymore. We can’t progress. Throwing a wrench into the machine and raging against it worked for awhile to shine a light on the inconsistencies, the brokenness, the inequality and the…

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Metamodern empathy and design

The emotional intelligence of our existence can be understood, altered and designed to suit a better existence. The designer's thinking of this approach leads to us developing a better life and existence for all humanity. Empathy is lacking within our society. The sincerity and concern for our fellow man exists in the notion of impractical…

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The metamodernism of design

Design, as it grows into multidisplinary across print, identity and digital mediums becomes more and more closer to art and the designer referred more as an artist due to the lack of clarification on the designers role as practitioner, workman, and thinker in society - both socially and economically. Therefore, this lack of clarity causes…

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