T A L K S + P E R F O R M A N C E

May 2016

A Performance of DE___SIGN at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. As part of Off the Record: Design Performs in the Wormhole between Milan and Rotterdam


January 2016

Keynote Presenter, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C, USA. Discussion with design critic Alice Rawsthorn

Maher and Rawsthorn will discuss how the evolution of an increasingly eclectic and fluid concept of gender identity is impacting design culture and redefining traditional feminist arguments on gender politics


October 2015

Presenter + Scenographic design, Transformation Marathon, Serpentine Galleries, London. Discussion: Transformation, Design and Personal Identity. With Alice Rawathorn, Hilary Cottam, Christien Meindertsma


June 2015

Presenter (Academic paper), Revealing the Condition of the Mediated Body, Cumulus Milan, The Virtuous Circle, Conference, Politecnico di Milano

Presentation, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design + Space 

May 2015

Presenter, Fashion + Gender Symposium, University of Minnesota

Moderator, Design Debates, Design Academy Eindhoven. With Cassils; performance artist, a body builder and a personal trainer.

February 2015

Keynote Presenter, Whitechapel Gallery, London. Design Debate: Design and Gender Identity. With Alice Rawsthorn and Mathilda Tham

June 2014

Keynote Presenter, Design Debates, Design Academy Eindhoven. The Mediated body in Frame Magazine. With Frame Magazine editor Enya Moore