Illuminating relations, finding connections: Diagramming smart (safety) objects in cities

Workshop11:00-13:00*Room TBD

Description of the session follow soon.


ginger coons

ginger coons is researcher, educator, and designer studying and A researcher, educator, and designer, ginger “all-lower-case” coons works at Creating 010 and the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, where she is a senior researcher in the AI-MAPS project. She holds a BFA in design from Concordia University (Montreal), and an MI and PhD in Information from the University of Toronto, in addition to having been a member of the Critical Making Lab (Toronto) and the Digital Cultures Research Centre (Bristol). Dr. coons studies and intervenes at the intersections of individuality, mass standards, and new (production) technologies. She is interested in the place of the user in development and production processes, and how individuals take control of the goods and systems they use.

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