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talks / exhibitions

•Sense of Smell Congress
Breda, Netherlands
2nd December 2014

•KIKK Festival 2014
Namur, Belgium
6th – 7th November 2014

•City | Data | Future
Split, Croatia (Keynote)
3rd July 2014

Design Research Society 2014
Conversation on prototyping design fiction (with Sara Ilstedt, Eva Knutz and Thomas Markussen
Umeå, Sweden
16th June 2014

•DEAF 2014: The Progress Trap
Rotterdam, Netherlands
21st – 24th May 2014

•Distortion Field
Seoul, Korea
8th February 2014

Berlin, Germany
27th – 29th September 2013

•LARSyS 2013 – Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science
Lisbon, Portugal
4th – 5th July 2013

Belgrade, Serbia
21st – 23rd March 2013

•Artefakt och aktion
Gothenburg University, Sweden (Keynote)
23th November 2012

•Soft Control
Maribor, Slovenia
16th November 2012

•Real Fiction
University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
31st May 2012

•Provoke: Design Informatics Forum 2012
Tokyo Midtown Design HUB, Japan
16th May 2012

•XX International Design Symposium
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon,
Monterrey, Mexico
21st – 23rd March 2012

•Human Design or Evolution
Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
30th January 2012

•Robots that care
Kolding, Denmark (Keynote)
14th September 2011

•Making Future Design
Derby, England (Keynote)
10th June 2011

Lyon, France
23rd – 25th March 2011

Presentation and workshop
Amsterdam, Netherlands
12th March 2011

•5 city presentation tour of India
(Sponsored by the British Council)
6th January: National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
8th January: ITT Mumbai
10th January: ITT Kharagpur
12th January: ITT Madras
13th January: British Council event, Pune

•Swiss Design Network
Negotiating Futures – Design Fiction (Keynote)
Basel, Switzerland
29th – 30th October 2010

•DAP 2010
Devices that alter perception (Keynote)
Seoul, Korea
13th October 2010

•EASST Conference
Practicing Science and Technology, performing the social.
Trento, Italy
3rd September 2010

•Critical Minds: critical spaces
8th May 2010

•The Futurity Long Conversation
Transmediale Festival, Berlin
5th February 2010, 13:00 – 22:30

•The Objects Of Design And Social Science
Goldsmiths College, London
18th November 2009

•What If
Trinity College, Dublin
October 2009

•Experimenta 09
Super Pecha Kucha night
Lisbon, Portugal
13th September 2009

•Experimenta 09
Panel Discussion: State of Design
Lisbon, Portugal
10th September 2009

•Aftertaste 3
Parsons New School of Design
New York
April 2009

•Next no. 6
Innovation Lab
Aarhus, Denmark
April 2009

•IF Design Award (jury)
Hannover, Germany
March 2009

•Lift 09 conference"
Where did the future go?
Geneva, Switzerland
February 2009

•Smart Space
Aarhus, Denmark
December 2008

•London Calling
Universität der Künste, Berlin
November 2008

•V&A Thinktank: The Future Object
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
September 2008

•IF Design Award (jury)
Hannover, Germany
March 2008

•Make research symposium
Parsons New School of Design
New York
October 2007

•Common Sense conference
Cologne, Germany
June 2007

•St. Moritz Design Summit
St. Moritz, Switzerland
December 2006

•IF Design Award (jury)
Hannover, Germany
May 2006

•St. Moritz Design Summit
St. Moritz, Switzerland
December 2005

•DesignMai Symposium
Panel discussion
Berlin, Germany
May 2005

•St. Moritz Design Summit
St. Moritz, Switzerland
December 2004

•Mobile Futures Symposium
Presentation & panel discussion
Bremen, Germany
December 2004

•St. Moritz Design Summit
St. Moritz, Switzerland
December 2003

•Viper Festival
Basel, Switzerland
November 2003

•Experimenta 03
Lisbon, Portugal
October 2003


Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
17th October – 15th November 2015

•Human+ The future of our species
CCCB, Spain
6th October 2015 – 10th April 2016

•Objects of Wonder
The Beall Center for Art + technology, University of California, Irvine USA
Real Prediction Machines
3rd October 2015 – 23rd January 2016

•Crafting Narrative
Pitzhanger Manor Gallery, London, UK
Real Prediction Machines
10th September – 19th October 2014

•24 heures dans la vie d’un coucou suisse
Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France
20th – 25th May 2014

•Obsessive Sensing
LEAP, Berlin, Germany
Sublime Gadgets – Ripple Counter
5th -26th April 2014

•Guild Design Fair
Maker Library – V&A with the British Council
Cape Town, South Africa
Sublime Gadgets – Bionic Requiem and God Machine
27th February – 9th March 2014

Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots – Lampshade Robot
29th September 2013 – 16th March 2014

The New Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots – Flypaper Robotic Clock
26th September 2013 – 5th January 2014

Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots, Sublime Gadgets
18th – 22nd September 2013

•Soft Control
KGLU, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots, Afterlife
14th November – 15th December 2012

•Sublime Gadgets
Design Project Room, HEAD, Geneva
Curated by Alexandra Midal
7th November 2012 – 17th January 2013

•New Energy in Art and Design
Van Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots, Afterlife
15th October 2011 – 26th February 2012

•What If
National Museum of China, Beijing
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots, Smell+, ATI
28th September – 17th October 2011

•Talk to Me
MoMA, New York
24th July – 7th November, 2011

•See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception
Work Gallery, London
Audio Tooth Implant
24th June – 24th September 2011

Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
Amsterdam, Netherlands
4th March – 1st April 2011

•Tech Fest
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
Mumbai, India
7th – 9th January 2011

•St Etienne Design Biennale 2010
St. Etienne, France
20th November – 5th December 2010

•Freak Show: Strategies for (DIS)engagement in Design
A group show curated by Sophie Lovell
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
Berlin, Germany
13th November – 8th January 2011

•AND Festival
Designed Disorder
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
Manchester, England
1st October – 31st October 2010

•Ideal Lab/longer Participation exhibition
Dale, Norway
August – September 2010

Geneva, Switzerland
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
May 2010

Royal College of Art, London
16th – 21st March 2010

•Action! Design over Time
MoMA, New York
Social Telepresence
February 5 2010–Ongoing

•What Happens If…?
Lancaster, England
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
30th January – 3rd April 2010

•Transmediale (shortlisted)
Berlin, Germany
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
2nd – 7th February 2010

•What If
Trinity Science Gallery, Dublin
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots & Smell+
8th October – 13th December 2009

•Experimenta 09 – Lapse in Time
Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon
13th September – 8th November 2009

•Freeze! 2009 International MedTech Art Show
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, TAICHUNG, TAIWAN
Afterlife & Smell+
25th July – 27th September

•Touch Me Festival 2008
The Dome, Zagreb
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
19th – 23rd December 2008

Laboral, Gijon, Spain
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
9th October 2008 – 20th April 2009

•Crossing Over
Royal Institution, London
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
2nd – 21st October 2008

•Evolution Haute Couture
National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia
August 2008

•Design and the Elastic Mind
MoMA, New York
Afterlife, Interstitial Space Helmet, Iso-phone, Augmented Animals, Social Telepresence, Smell+
February – May 2008

•Bulls Eye Special
21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo
Augmented Animals & Social Tele-presence
January – March 2008

Design Mai, Berlin
Audio Tooth Implant
May 2007

•The Science of Spying
The Science Museum, London
February 2007

•The 2nd Art and Science International Symposium
Beijing, China
Audio Tooth Imlant
November 2006

•Bêtes de style
MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Augmented Animals
September 2006

•Open Borders (curated by Droog)
Lille, France
Audio Tooth Implant
October 2004

•Ars Electronica
Linz, Austria
September 2004

•eCulture Fair
Melkweg, Amsterdam
October 2003

•Designing Ourselves
National Museum of Scotland
Audio Tooth Implant

•Future Products
Science Museum, London
Audio Tooth Implant

•6 visions
MDSG, Tokyo
Social Telepresence & Audio Tooth Implant


•Journal of Future Studies – How the Future Happens

•Nordes 2017: Design and Power – Reconstrained Design: Confronting Oblique Design Constraints

•DIS 2017 – Reconstrained Design: A Manifesto

•Kunstlicht Volume 35 (2014), no. 3/4: Speculari – Paper on speculative design
Edited by Rana Ghavami and Ragna Manz

•Journal of Human-Robot Interaction – Living With Robots: A speculative design approach
Journal of Human-Robot Interaction

•Digital Creativity – Speculative Design: Crafting the speculation
Taylor & Francis
April, 2014

•Bio Design: Nature Plus Science Plus Creativity
William Myers (Author)
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots
Thames and Hudson, 2012

•See Yourself Sensing
Madeline Schwartzman (Author)
Various projects
Black Dog Publishing, 2011

•BBC1 Television – Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention
Carnivorous domestic Entertainment Robots
November 2010

•Axis Magazine (JP)
June 2010

•Wired Magazine (US)
December 2009

•Axis Magazine (JP)
Design Research & Afterlife
December 2009

•New Talents – State of the Arts
Hans Maier-Aichen (author)
Avedition GmbH, 2009

•Designer’s: Exhibit, Product, Graphic, Fashion and Food
Tonino Paris & Sabrina Lucibello

•Thinking: Objects
Tim Parsons (author)
AVA Publishing, Switzerland, 2009

•Axis Magazine (JP)
April 2009

•Digital by Design
Thames and Hudson, 2008

•Scientific American Mind (US)
August 2008

•Fashionable Technology
Sabine Seymour (Author)
Springer-Verlag, 2008

L’identità ibrida e contaminata dei prodotti di inizio millennio
Gianluca Sgalippa & Jacqueline Ceresoli
Tecniche Nuove, 2008

•Bêtes de style
Essay in the exhibition catalogue
MUDAC, 2007

•Emergence 3
Ruedi Baur , Geneviève Gauckler , Marie-Anne Couvreu , Etienne Hervy , Michel Maidenberg
Pyramyd, 2004

•Design – History, Theory and Practice of Product Design
Prof. Bernhard E. Bürdek
Birkhäuser, 2004

•Spoon 10×10
selected by Ron Arad
Phaidon, 2002