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BLACK
LIVES
MATTER

As designers committed to decolonizing our practices, we feel that it is important for us to help amplify Black voices that have historically been underrepresented within our discipline. We are using this site as a public platform in support of Black Lives Matter within our communities and beyond. We ask that you take some time alongside looking at our work, to explore these collected resources.

FOR DESIGNERS:

Dear white & non-Black POC designers
Where are the Black designers?
Decolonial Teaching in Action

FOR EVERYONE:

Anti-Racist Resource Guide: Become a better ally
A Radical Library (incl. books, texts, podcasts, & articles)
How to talk to people who disagree
How to support Black artists

Cover of Indebted, the book.
Inside spreads of Indebted, the book. These spreads display many different elements of the book such as the timeline along the right side of each spread and an "About Sikhi" tab inside of the second spread.
Headlines and images with the "archive" icon in its caption indicates that the full article of the headline or image is available to read in its corresponding archive folder. Events are colour coded based on event types (community, spiritual, discrimination, etc.).
Archive folder for the "174 Refugees Appear in Nova Scotia" event.
Archival material for a blue-coded spiritual event.
Indebted, the documentary, serves as an extension to the book. Upon completing base research of the topic, individuals who were involved in these historical ventures were contacted and interviewed, providing insight on firsthand experiences they faced when they settled onto this land.