A short film about disproportion between representation of male and female figures in recently published design books. Recorded after "Publishing as a Feminist Practice" - a lecture held by Delphine Bedel during Konstfack Research Week 2019.
According to Bedel's research 60-90% of fine art students are female, but after graduation only 20% of them will be visible in publications or on the market. Intrigued by these numbers, I took a few recently published design books and counted male and female designers mentioned in them. The results are shown in the video KNOW / KNEW / KNOWN as the amount of male designers is represented on the left stack and the amount of female designers on the right one.
krakowski salon sztuki, the palace of fine arts, krakow, 2019
know / knew / known, konstfack library, stockholm, 2019