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(Archive) Brick: a medium to reveal (de)colonial history

This project was part of DDW 2023

How can material history be told in an engaging way? In the form of design props, research zine, and interactive videos, this critical design project explores brick(laying) as a medium to the hidden stories and human behind Fort Zeelandia, Dutch Formosa.

Agency of Brick(laying)

In this project, Rising researched the role of ‘brick’ in Taiwanese colonial history. Overall, this project aims to introduce brick as a medium for learning Taiwanese colonial history. And these objects are Rising’s answer to engaging with history in a non-canonical way.