The designer Fiona Raby will visit ELISAVA, invited by the Official Degrees of ELISAVA, to give the conference “The Aesthetics of Unreality”. Confirm your attendance by clicking in the link below.
Fiona Raby is Professor of Design and Social Inquiry at The New School in New York, and Fellow at the Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought (GIDEST-NSSR). Between 2011-2015 she was professor of Industrial Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. She was Reader in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art, London (2011-2015), where she taught in Architecture, Computer Related Design and Design Interactions, from 1995-2015.
She is a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby, which received the inaugural MIT Media Lab Award in 2015. She is also co-author, with Anthony Dunne, of Design Noir (2001) and Speculative Everything (2013).
Their work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and the Design Museum in London, and is in several permanent collections including MoMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts.