On a mission to explore the emotional potential of machines: What changes in and around us as machines and humans move closer together? ...
Industrial Design at Univ. of Applied Arts Vienna
(Fiona Raby and Anab Jain)
and Mechanical Engineering at Univ. of Technology Vienna
︎ Am a proud and critical awardee of Forbes 30 under 30 DACH 2018 and Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 2019.
︎ I tried to keep diary of my pursuit of fame, significance and salvation (start at bottom for chronological experience):
2020 staying inside
︎Lecture for master students of Informatics: "Telefictions" (University of Technology, Human Computer Interaction)
︎Guest lecture & Publication for Kunstuniversität Linz in coop. with Ars Electronica Center: – "Märchen, Mythen & Materie" on the narrative quality of material in tales and mythology
︎Curation "Toys of Tomorrow", a residency format piloting in 2021 in and around Nürnberg, connecting the region's toy industry with international designers to speculate about the future
︎ Also: the birth of my little daughter
2019 employed, et al.
︎ research assistant and co-lecturer at University of Technology Vienna: Social Play Technologies, Human Computer Interaction Group (employed, for a change!)
︎curation & consulting for Nürnberg 2025 - European Capital of Culture – focus ACTIVITY: game & play, design & crafts, trains & stars.
︎Design Lab at Museum of Applied Arts Vienna has re-opened, featuring King GAFA!
︎MAK Lange Nacht der Museen
︎and then, in a crazy effort, Mia and I wrote and directed a play! It was a commission for the Vienna Biennale by MAK and 3420 Wien Aspern Development AG.
︎finished my diploma project.
︎took a month off to recover from my diploma project.
︎went to London to freelance and gain new skills at South London Makerspace
︎ cover girl! at Forbes DACH 30 under 30 – They had pre-peeled pistacchios. This must be the peak.
︎‘The Human Conservation Project' - commission for Jerusalem Design Week in Israel
︎2nd prize at the Future Design Award
︎Stadtarbeit: collaboration with Caritas, rewarded with Erste Bank MehrWERT-Designpreis at Vienna Design Week
︎exhibiting at Print Screen Festival - Design Museum Holon, Israel (third time Israel in 2018!)
︎exhibition "the essence" in Vienna
2017 hello, robot!
︎'hello robot' _ Vitra Museum Weil am Rhein (D), Design Museum Gent (B), Biennale MAK – – Vienna (A) – still on tour actually, we’re not quite sure where.
︎Biennale MAK Vienna (A) - Design for Agency
︎mydata conference in Tallinn (EST) and Helsinki (FIN)
︎...and just before Christmas, The Stylist came all the way from London (UK) to snowy Vienna to do a shoot for their amazing robot issue!
2016 back ahead.
︎Austrian Design Explosion_ Prague (CZ), Vienna (A)
︎Back Ahead - New Austrian Design Perspektives_ Milan (I)
︎wonderful summer in London, working at studio PSK
︎the essence _ Vienna (A)
2015 it begins!
︎Biennale Internationale Design _ Saint-Etienne (F)
︎Robot Fair 'bal robotov' _ Moscow (RU)
︎Austrian Design Explosion _ Milan (I), Wroclaw (PL)
︎the essence _ Vienna (A)
nothing notable really. I exhibited some
paintings in a shopping center once.
Only sold one - to my uncle.
I did spend a lot of time in the library,
︎Wien Woche (Sept): DIN2121. Measuring the Future
︎Interior Design for the Murtal Narrow Gauge
︎Potentially: King GAFA as a book!