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Graduation Catalogue ‘22

The KABK Graduation Catalogue showcases the work of the bachelor and master students of the class of 2022 at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK).

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Master Non Linear Narrative

This year’s graduation show presents under the title Please Elaborate, the final projects of 12 young and emerging designers. To elaborate means (      ) to interpret, to experiment, to comment, to expand, to develop, to work out, to compare, to amplify, to improve, to enlarge, to complicate, to specify... 

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Spanning a range of media, exhibition formats and disciplines, the showpieces cover a multitude of subjects in order to unravel and demonstrate their complexities. As such, Please Elaborate is not only the title of the exhibition, but also the question the recent graduates often asked themselves in the process of making their works. In doing so, they responded with thoughtful and engaging comments to contemporary issues of gender equality, post-truth politics, sound pollution, global warming and neurodiversity. 

If you aren't able to see the show in person, the exhibition will be also translated into a digital experience on nln.allinthistogether.online and a series of video interviews.

The Non Linear Narrative master programme at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) merges investigative methods of journalism and forensics with processing technologies of computer science and visual arts into a contemporary, progressive design approach: the non-linear storytelling. It takes the entanglement of relations in the global information society as a starting point, in order to identify and interrogate complex socio-political issues and communicate them to a broad audience. The programme repositions the graphic design discipline in the changing professional landscape and extends it with new responsibilities towards society. Stay tuned via nln.kabk.nl