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List of my appearance in exhibitions and media around the world. I host workshops at events or give presentations about my practice. If you’d like to request a workshop, speaking engagement or a podcast interview, please get in touch
🔜 2019 - Mar | 🇫🇷 Sant Etine
Street Debater will be at Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etinenne.
🔜 2019 - Feb | 🇺🇸 Seattle
The Street Debater project was nominated as Finalist at IxDA
2019 - Jan | 🇳🇱 Amersfoort
Exhibited street debater at Balancing Acts at Kunsthal KAdE
2018 - Dec | 🇯🇵 Tokyo
I was interviewed for the Forbes Japan NEXT_U30
2018 - Dec | Tartu 🇪🇪
I gave a talk about Escape the Smart City at an AI conference in Estonia
2018 - Nov | 🇬🇧 London
Exhibited project phonvert at the Future Starts Here in Victoria & Albert Museum
2018 - Nov | 🇯🇵 Tokyo
Wrote an article for WIRED Japan for my Street Debating project.
2018 - Nov | 🇯🇵 Tokyo
Gave a presentation and talk at U25 at WIRED Next Generation Conference
2018 - Nov | 🇫🇷 Paris
I attended the founders meeting at Plurarity University and hosted phonvert workshop
2018 - Oct | 🇬🇧 London
I stayed at ustwo Adventure as a short residency.
2018 - Sep | 🇳🇱 Breda
I gave a live play session of "Is this violence? Am I too sexy" at Big Data weekend
2018 - Jun | 🇧🇪 Kortrijk
Talking about playful interventions as a part of the Next Generation program.
2018 - Jun | 🇳🇴 Oslo
Gave a talk about street debaters at European Design Awards ceremony.
2018 - Jun | 🇳🇱 Amsterdam
Gave a talk about my graduation project, Escape the Smart City
2018 - Jun | 🇳🇱 Den Bosch
Did a play-test of is this violence? Am I too sexy?Also worked to film the festival
2018 - May | 🇨🇦 Montreal
Went live at C2 aquarium in Montreal with the animation director Yosuke Tani
2018 - Apr | 🇨🇦 Montreal
The paper I co-authored was presented there at the CHI conference.
2018 - Feb | 🇬🇧 UK
Was interviewed for Dezeen on my street debating project
2018 - Feb | 🇿🇦 Capetown
Was selected for the 10 global graduates and presented the project street debaters
2018 - Feb | 🇯🇵 Tokyo
Exhibited the Street Debater project with "Tokyo Olympics, exited? Yes/NO"
2017 - Dec | 🇳🇱 Amsterdam
Workshop at Waag for people to generate new ideas on how to phonvert.
2017 - Nov | 🇯🇵 Tokyo
I won the Grand Prix with the WIRED Creative Hack Award.
2017 - Oct | 🇳🇱 Eindhoven
I exhibited the university project Resourceful Aging at Dutch Design Week
2017 - Oct | 🇳🇱Eindhoven
I exhibited and gave a talk about AI Mayor at the academic conference DesForm
2017 - Sep | 🇦🇹 Linz
The project I did with Keio and Google was exhibited at Ars Electronica Festival
2016 - Nov | 🇬🇧 London
I exhibited the phonvert project at designs of the year 2016.