Taylan De Johnette is a Minneapolis based Designer
and Visual artist from Southern California. She was
previously a member of the inaugural cohort of
Studio #400 and currently forms part of P.F. studios
in the Northrup King building. She is a 2020-2021
PLACES: Research and Design Fellow, the 2021
recipient of the Forecast: Early career and Research
Grant and a Lead Lab assistant at Juxtaposition
arts in North Minneapolis.

Taylan is passionate about the socially innovative
side of Art and Design. She loves storytelling,
translating experiences, and showcasing alternative
perspectives. Her favorite quote is by Social
Entrepreneur and equity Designer, Antionette
Carol: “What many designers don’t realize is that
they have the power to truly create change...we
have the power to develop approaches around
systematic impact, from micro-campaigns to macro
policy changes. Our mode of being moves beyond
visual to intellectual and actionable.”


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