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Designing the Olympics : Representation, Participation, Contestation

(Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society ; : 61)

Traganou, Jilly

Routledge 2016/05
347 p. 24 cm.   
装丁: Hrd    装丁について
テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9780415874908
KCN: 1012696313
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Annotation

This book examines the graphic design program for Tokyo 1964, architecture and urban plans for Athens 2004, brand design for London 2012, and practices of subversive appropriation and sociotechnical action in counter-Olympic movements since the 1960s.

Full Description

Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the consumption, interpretation, and appropriation of Olympic artifacts from their conception to their afterlife. Besides products that try to achieve consensus and induce civic pride, the "Olympic design milieu" also includes processes that oppose the Olympics and their enforcement. The book examines the graphic design program for Tokyo 1964, architecture and urban plans for Athens 2004, brand design for London 2012, and practices of subversive appropriation and sociotechnical action in counter-Olympic movements since the 1960s. It explores how the Olympics shape the physical, legal and emotional contours of a host nation and its position in the world; how the Games are contested by a broader social spectrum within and beyond the nation; and how, throughout these encounters, design plays a crucial role. Recognizing the presence of multiple actors, the book investigates the potential of design in promoting equitable political participation in the Olympic context.

Table of Contents

Introduction Section 1: Representation 1. Through the Lens of Graphic Design: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Universalism in the Tokyo 1964 Design Program 2. The Athens Olympic Sports Complex and National Narratives in Twenty-First-Century Greece: Representation and Beyond Section 2: Participation 3. "Not for a Nation, But for the People": London 2012 Brand Design as a New Paradigm of Olympic Design 4. Opposing the Olympic City: Designerly Ways of Dissenting Section 3: Contestation 5. What If . . . ?: A Speculative Topography of Potential Olympic Futures Conclusions