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Fictional Journal is a platform and online publication investigating design’s involvement within society.

The first three issues have been themed around JOY, PROPAGANDA & UNCANNY. 

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Here’s some information about Issue 3: UNCANNY:  

The will to automate material, be it from clay, expired flesh, marble or rubber, has long permeated the social imaginary of humans. Stories of desire and power – from Pygmalion’s awakening kiss upon the marble form of his ideal woman 1, to Sophia the Robot modelled on Audrey Hepburn, create a lineage of icarus-like tendencies to form autonomous intelligence from seemingly inanimate materials.

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