BiographyAdriana Eysler is a Lecturer in Contextual and Theoretical Studies for courses across the Design School at London College of Communication.
Adriana is a co-convenor of the Design Activism Research Hub at LCC, which is concerned with the visual and material culture practices and artefacts of social movements and other formations of resistance and agitation.
She has been teaching at LCC since 2006, and has also taught at Ravensbourne University London and HyperWerk Institute for Postindustrial Design FHNW (Basel, Switzerland) among others. She studied BA Graphic and Media Design at LCC and MA Design Futures at Goldsmiths.
Since 2010 she has been working with the Precarious Workers Brigade, a collective that researches and develops tools to interrogate and organise around precarious and unpaid labour in the arts and creative industries. Adriana is active in other social justice grassroots projects and spaces in London.
Her research interests are
Ethics and politics of design, labour conditions in the cultural sector/creative industries, cooperativization and commoning, social movement culture.
- Eysler A. Here be monsters (2006)
Conference, Symposium or Workshop item
- Eysler A. Prekariat und horizontale Organisation – Kreative Formen des Protests (2012)
- Ryan N, Eysler A, Glavey P. Fear of Foucault: mapping the anxieties of art & design students in relation to critical theory (2010)
- Baines J, Cook S, Credland T, Eysler A. Agitate – Propagate – 68! Provocations from Radical London (2018)
- Baines J, Cook S, Credland T, Eysler A. Radical upsurge – 60’s Underground publishing (2017)
- Baines J, Cook S, Credland T, Eysler A, Kassir L, Rallis T. Radical Attic (2015)