Intersections: Mapping the Queer Body. An audiovisual performance and round table discussing the intersections of LGBTQIA+ issues with questions around feminism, media, and cultural representations of the queer body, race, and identity. In collaboration with CinemAfrica, and part of the Eleutheria public program developed by EUNIC (European Union National Institute for Culture).
Panel speakers: Samuel Girma, Victoria Verseau, Isabel Mager, Gabriel Maher, and moderated by Carlota Jerez
The Mediated Body discusses systems of representation, designed artefacts, and technologies in terms of power relations and contextualises the body and the production of subjectivity within these systems of information.
HDK, Academy of Design and Crafts, Göteborg
Mediated Bodies presented at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, for Interior Architecture and Furniture Design
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
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
Presenter + Scenographic design, Transformation Marathon, Serpentine Galleries, London. Discussion: Transformation, Design and Personal Identity. With Alice Rawathorn, Hilary Cottam, Christien Meindertsma
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
Presenter, Fashion + Gender Symposium, University of Minnesota
Moderator, Design Debates, Design Academy Eindhoven. With Cassils; performance artist, a body builder and a personal trainer.
Keynote Presenter, Whitechapel Gallery, London. Design Debate: Design and Gender Identity. With Alice Rawsthorn and Mathilda Tham
Keynote Presenter, Design Debates, Design Academy Eindhoven. The Mediated body in Frame Magazine. With Frame Magazine editor Enya Moore