I'm teaching a new graduate-level course on Designing Futures in Spring 2017.
I'll be speaking on a panel at the Data Transparency Lab Conference at Columbia University in New York on November 16.
I'll be speaking on a panel on the "The Future of Mobility" as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival at the Art Institute of Chicago on November 12.
I'll be spending the month of December as a Senior Fellow at the Digital Cultures Research Lab at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany focusing on the theme of "Design & Repair." I'll give a talk on “Repairing Futures: Anticipation, Participation and Speculation.”
This computational fashion project, created with Minna Kao and Amy Sperber, was featured in Eyebeam’s Re-making Patterns exhibit in New York in September 2015.
anthropology + design: laura forlano. I’m an ethnographic time traveler. For much of the last 10 years, I’ve been studying the ways in which the use of communication technology enables emergent socio-cultural practices around working and living in cities. For... Continue Reading →
Students from my 2013 Networked Cities Workshop at the Institute of Design used speculative design and participatory design to investigate the topic of cultured meat.