January 20, 2021

'Futures X This is HCD'

John Carter
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ALANNA MARKLE Alanna Markle is a foresight analyst with a background in international development and political economy. Her work focuses on foresights’ application in a policy context, and she is currently an analyst with the OECD Strategic Foresight Unit. She is also an active member of the Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioner Award Network, having won the national policy special award in 2019. Alanna is a native of the Appalachian region of the United States, but has lived and worked in Latin America, Africa and Europe. RADICAL NORMS Radical Norms helps brands explore possible futures and gain insights to how their products and technologies will be envisioned, made, used, and controlled. We do everything through Design. We create worlds, narratives, and experiences so you and your audience can engage with future uncertainty — to discover opportunities or adjust strategic decisions and direction. We work with paradigm shifting, rule breaking, risk taking clients to change how people see the world. Radical Norms are Angelika Seeschaaf-Veres, Koby Barhad, and Daniel Daam-Rossi. ANNELIE BERNER Annelie Berner is an interaction designer, data visualisation designer and researcher based in Copenhagen. In her work, she seeks to bridge between science, academia and the public, creating experiential and exploratory research on topics that range from ethics to climate science and futures. She has served as the Principal Investigator at CIID Research (Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design) on 3 EU-H2020 research projects. Annelie’s work has won multiple honours in the Core77 Design Awards for Strategy & Research, Speculative Design, Design Education Initiative, Design for Social Impact, Built Environments and Food Design, as well as having exhibited at the World Health Organisation, Red Bull Studios, The Georgia Museum of Art and Ars Electronica. She is a founding member of NEWINC, the New Museum’s incubator for artists, technologists and designers. MONIKA SEYFRIED Monika Seyfried is an Interaction Designer with a background in art, photography and filmmaking. In her work, she engages at the intersection of emerging technologies, digital media and the natural environment, creating sensory rich, interactive spaces. Monika’s practice focuses on building mixed reality worlds that blend the digital and physical, working with a speculative mindset and experimenting with design approaches. She investigates how immersive experiences that explore possible futures can define the role of ethics in building contemporary systems. In recent years she was involved in European Commision international academic research projects that explored topics of Critical Heritages, Fusion Energy Futures and Ethics & Technology collaborating with the institutions such as LSE, Newcastle University and IT University of Copenhagen. She has exhibited and presented internationally: Ars Electronica, 26th Biennial of Design in Ljubljana, Climate Action Summit at United Nations and World Economic Forum in Davos 2020 among others. Her work has been awarded by IXDA, Core77 Design Awards and Dezeen Awards.

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