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Social Change Through Community Defined, Local Industry

Cinnamon Janzer

The beauty of this project for me is that it builds upon a predetermined and community determined industrial tradition in order to power social change in another country. I completely believe that if designers are to intervene in countries other than their country of origin or residence, the goals they seek to achieve must always remain subordinate to the thoughts, values, and traditions of the communities they serve; I think the IOU Project does a great job of illustrating this.

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