CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016             "Speculative Subtlety", opening keynote debate on "(Speculative) Futures in Design Research",
                        Design Research Society Conference (DRS 2016)
, Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK.
2015             "Reflective Silk — Behaviour change through better self-knowledge", Strand “Data Selves”, Digital Research in the
                      Humanities and Arts Conference 2015 (DRHA), Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.
2014             "Design for Dialogue", panel speaker (“catalyst”), organised by Culture Lab (Newcastle) at the Design Research Society Conference (DRS 2014),
                        Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden.
2014             "Designing with Environmental Data", live publisher with the Interaction Design Studio at Goldsmiths University,   
                      examining the format of the “data crit/ art crit” as an impetus for participatory exchange at the Design Research Society Conference (DRS 2014),
                         Umeå Institute of Design
, Sweden.
2013              "Scientific Illustration vs. The Quantified Self", poster presentation, “4th International Illustration Research Symposium
                     ‘Science, Imagination and the Illustration of Knowledge’”, Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK.
2012              "From Hardware to Wetware: How Sericulture Could Shift our Manufacturing Attitude in an Age of Biotechnology", paper presentation,
                      Slow Technology Workshop, Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2012), Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

INVITED TALKS AND PANELS

2016             "Assembly on Useful Art, Science and Technology", panel speaker, part of the re-opening week programme of the Arts
                        Catalyst
, London, UK.
2015             "Bio-Digital Silk and Design", artist talk, Leonardo London LASER, hosted by Central Saint Martins  
                     MA Art and Science and LENS; in association with Leonardo®/ISAST (the International Society for Art, Science, and
                     Technology). Held at University of Westminster (Broad Vision art/science research and learning; and CREAM), London, UK.
2014             “Fertilised Futures”, presenter, MIDAS Workshop (Methodological Innovation in Digital Arts and Social Sciences), Senior
                     Common Room, Royal College of Art, London, UK.  
2013             “Biophilia — As hypothesis and in Design”, presenter, Koranet — Green Innovation Workshop, British Council, London, UK.  
2013             "Is the school a political tool?", critic and podium discussion with designer Tal Erez,"Re-inventing schools from A to Z33",
                     organised by ABITARE magazine and Z33 at LAP (Lambretto Art Project, Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week, Milan, Italy.  
2012             "Breaking the Walls of Innovation Communication", presenter, Falling Walls Lab, Fraunhofer Institute Munich, Germany.  
2011             "Synthetische Zukünfte (Synthetic Futures)", award presentation, 1st Alfred Kärcher Award ceremony,
                     (Winner; shared award with Professor Dr. rer. oec. Paul Pronobis), Pforzheim University, Business School, Germany.
2011             “Biophilia — Organ Crafting and Survival Tissue”, artist talk, Department for Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.
2011             “Suspended Animation — Emergency Rescue Through Human Hibernation”, award presentation, Business School,
                        Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, Germany.
2011             “Biophilia — Organ Crafting and Survival Tissue”, artist talk, "Attract" Cardiovascular Excellence Research Group,
                        Fraunhofer Institute IGB, Stuttgart, Germany.                 
2010             “Emotion Factory”, artist talk, Shanghai office of IDEO, Shanghai, China.
2008             “Suspended Animation — Emergency Rescue Through Human Hibernation”, award presentation, "Scholarship award for
                         pioneer-minded studies"
, Pforzheim University, School of Engineering, Germany.
2008             “Suspended Animation — Emergency Rescue Through Human Hibernation”, presenter, BLANCO GmbH, Oberderdingen, 
                      Germany.
2008             “Suspended Animation — Emergency Rescue Through Human Hibernation”, award presentation, "Scholarship award for
                      outstanding studies", School of Engineering, Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, Germany.

RECORDED LECTURES AND TALKS

Oct 2015          "Polyphonic Futures — Design, Silk, and Bio-Digital Interfaces", lecture as part of the “Inflating Curiosity” event,
                         (on invitation by the MIT Media Lab, Tangible Media Group, led by Prof. Hiroshi Ishii, Royal College of Art, UK.
                          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cehaK9JIlk

Jun 2015          "Bio-Digital Silk and Design", talk as part of London LASER, Leonardo® /ISAST (the International Society for Art, Science
                         and Technology) Westminster University, London, UK.
                         http://www.londonlaser.net/archive/2015-archive/
                         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcviY5XVafI (min. 41:30 – 01:01)

May 2014         "Fertilised Futures", talk given as part of the MIDAS Agenda setting workshop (MIDAS: Methodological Innovation in
                         Digital Arts and Social Sciences). Senior Common Room, Royal College of Art, London, UK.
                         http://midas.ioe.ac.uk/events/agenda-setting-workshop-2/
                         https://vimeo.com/103994580

Apr 2013         Artist interview with Italian TV channel SKY ARTE during Milan Design Week (screened 21st April 2013).

Apr 2013         "Is the school a political tool?", critic and podium discussion with designer Tal Erez,"Re-inventing schools from A to
                          Z33"
, organised by ABITARE magazine and Z33 at LAP (Lambretto Art Project, Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week, Milan,
                       Italy.
                       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vq47e8GfmJA