I'm leading a new project on local manufacturing in partnership with Milan Polytechnic, which compares the cities of Chicago and Milan.
I joined the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator's TEK-TILES project in Summer 2017 as the team's ethnographer and wrote this short piece. I also led a bi-weekly conversation on ethics, politics and design, which took on topics including seamful design, sustainability,... Continue Reading →
I presented this collaborative project, "Fitting Humans into Cocoons, A Speculative Prototype," (with Lisa Onaga, Anne McKnight, Galina Mihaleva, Emily Anderson and Laura Longo) in the "Making and Doing Session" at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) conference... Continue Reading →
The Driverless City project was included in an exhibition, "How Will We Work?", curated by Anab Jain and Gerald Bast, as part of the Vienna Biennale from June 21-September 27.
I have a collage called "What if Artifacts had a Different Sort of Politics" about the 'internet of things' and posthuman futures in Garnet Hertz' Disobedient Electronics book.
I've been named as one of NewCity's Design 50 in 2017. Photo Credit: Joe Mazza, Bravelux.
I'm on a panel on Oct. 26 to launch the Bauhaus Futures project.
I'm on a panel on Social Innovation at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, CA on Dec. 1. The panel is related to the recent publication of LEAP Dialogues: Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation by Designmatters and ArtCenter.
I'm teaching a new graduate-level course on Designing Futures in Spring 2017.