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Ben Mangan

Lecturer, Communication Design

Ben joined Federation University Australia in 2012 and lectures into the communication design program at the Arts Academy. He is a long-time member of the design group Inkahoots, a design studio that has been working on the periphery of Australian creative culture since 1990. Their history is a close relationship with the community, cultural, and arts sectors as visual advocates and activists. He has collaborated with the Memefest collective on type illustrations in the book InDEBTed TO INTERVENE: Critical Lessons in Debt, Communication, Art and Theoretical Practice (2015), and Food Democracy: Critical Lessons in Food, Communication, Design and Art (2017). Ben’s design work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions and has been widely published in various journals around the world. His primary research interests are in design activism and social change. Read more about Ben