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from The Second Sex, by Simone De Beauvoir
That’s me
I am a woman.
I have a body.
My body
‘is a social
construction
rather than
a naturally
given datum.

Speaking at Crafting Complex Materials,CreateOutLoud, MU Gallery. 2016
Interaction Designer and Researcher specialised in interactive wearables, biotechnology and material finishes.  
 CV

EXHIBITIONS
2018 
*Open Technology Workshop at the Biomaker Fayre / Cambrige. UK ***
*STARTS Prize, at Frankfurter Buchemesse / Frankfurter. DE 
*Attempts, Failures,Trails and Errors at Kibla Multimedia Center / Maribor. SL
*London Design Festival LDF, at Open Cell / London. UK
*STARTS Prize ‘18 & Tendencies, at Bozar / Bruxelles. BE
*Error the Art of Imperfection - STARTS Prize at Ars Electronica 2018 /
  Linz. AU **
*Tribe Against Machine TAM, E-Textiles Summer Camp 2018 / Miaoli. TW
*Creative Reactions, Pint of Science / Nottingham. UK
*Attempts, Failures, Trials and Errors at Salonul de proiecte / Bucharest. RO



2017
*Dutch Design Week 2017 / Eindhoven. NL
*CUNT - Laundry Service, at KK Outlet / London. UK
*OFFF London 2017, at Here East / London. UK
*Internet of Women Things, at Tetem / Enschede. NL

2016
*Most Contagious / London. UK
*Operae / Turin. IT
*Press Dinner DDW, at Bart Hess Studio / Eindhoven. NL
*Dutch Design Week 2016 / Eindhoven. NL
*E-Textiles Summer Camp 2016 / Poncé sur le Loir. FR
*Material Futures Degree Show at CSM / London. UK
*Milan Design Week 2017 / Milan. IT
*Wip Show, at Central Saint Martins / London. UK

2015
*E-Textiles Summer Camp 2015 / Poncé sur le Loir. FR
*LAGOStudio at LAGO srl / Villa del Conte. IT

2014
*Maker Faire Rome 2014 / Rome. IT
*Smart Textiles, at the Europen Patent Office / Dan Haag. NL
*Io sono makers, at Fuori Salone / Milan. IT

2013
*Smart Textiles Salon vol.3 / Ghent. BE
*Hack Reality 2, at WhyMCA / Milan. IT
*Open Day, at NABA / Milan. IT

WORKSHOPS
2018
*Bioutopia Workshop “How can bio-textiles  empower tribes to become       
  nomadic citizen scientists?”, at the E-Textiles Summer Camp 2018 with     
  Pauline Vierne / Miaoli. TW
*Coded Bodies Workshop, at Nottingham Trent University / Nottingham, UK

2017
*The Future of Biohacking , Skinjobs, at Broadway Gallery / Nottingham. UK
*Crafting Impossible Textiles at the E-Textiles Summer Camp 2017
  with Sasha de Koninck, Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain &
  Résidence d’Artistes / Poncè sue le Loir. FR
*Guest Lecturer - Coded Bodies is a  serie of workshops on soft
  wearable and wearable tech, at the University of Creative Arts / Epsom. UK 

2016
*Bio Textiles Workshops at the E-Textiles Summer Camp 2016
  with Pauline Vierne and Svenja Keune, Paillard Centre d’Art
  Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes / Poncè sue le Loir. FR

2014
*Open Lab,  co founder of  E.E.A.T. at Baltan Laboratories / Eindhoven. NL


PODCAST
2017
*CUNT Qualms Pt.1 - Laundry Service (audio), by NTS Radio / London. UK


PUBLICATION
2018
*STARTS Catalogue 2018 by Ars ELectronica / Linz. AU

AWARD
2018
***Co-Winner of Biomaker Spirit Award 
**Winner of STARTS Prize 2018 Grand Prize Artistic Exploration


2016
*Nominated for the Young Talent Award, at DDW / Eindhoven. NL


PRESS - FEATURES
2018
* Creative Applications Network
*Ars Electronica Blog
*Resto del Carlino, Pesaro [01.09.2018 - 14.09.2018]
*ICON Design - BOOK CLUB (June 2018)
*STARTS Prize

2017
*It’s Nice That
*Bricks Magazine
*New Scientist
*Catalogodiseno
*HANGRY, The Blog

2016

*Dezeen
*Elle Decor Italia
*LS:N Global
*Design Indaba
*Konbini
*Fast Company
*The Funambulist
*Interlaced
*Material Lab
*Manifestations


TALKS - LECTURES - INTERVIEWS
2018
*Visiting Lecturer Soft Systems at the Royal College of Art / London.UK
*10x10 Design Connections with British Council at the Design Museum /
  London. UK
*Interview (audio) for FM4 Radio / Linz. AU
*Interview (video) for Anilla Cultural Latinoamérica-Europa en Uruguay- 
  Global Network / Linz. AU 
*STARTS Talk_Embracing the Risk (video) at Ars Electronica 2018 / Linz. AU
*Trust in Invisible Agents (iot) Roundtable with Futureverything at Ars 
  Electronica / Linz. AU
*Interactive Wearables and BioTextiles at TTRI, Taiwan Textile Research 
  Institute / Taipei. TW
*Future Flora Talk and Interview (video) at OpenCell / London. UK
*STARTS Talk, We Make The City, at Circl / Amsterdam. NL
*STARTS Talk, CEBIT 2018 / Hannover. DE
*Creative Reactions, Pint of Science / Nottingham. UK
*Future Now, at Rough Trade / Nottingham. UK
*Nottingham Trent University / Nottingham. UK

2017
*OurBodies, Our Selves:We, at Hin Bus Depot Art Centre / Penang. MY
*The Science of Blade Runner, at Broadway / Nottingham. UK
*Female Biophilia - The potential of wearing microorganisms, at the
  E-Textiles Summer Camp 2017 / Poncè sue le Loir. FR
*Ourbodies, Ourselves: Female Taboos for a collective empowerment,
  (video) at Creative Morning / Turin. IT
*Visiting Lecturer, at the University of Creative Arts / Epsom. UK

2016
*Crafting Complex Materials, CreateOutLoud, at MU Gallery / Eindhoven. NL
*Dare Festival / Antwerp. BE

*Makerversity / London. UK

2015
*E-Stitches at V&A / London. UK


2014
*PopUpMakers, at Wemake / Milan. IT