CHRIS WOEBKEN

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Current and upcoming:
‘Exhibit Columbus, Washington Street Installations’
Opening: 24 August 2019
Columbus, IN, US

Specials Programme Think Tank’ Summer School
July 29 -  2 August 2019
Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, EE

‘Metro Test Zones’
15-17 August 2019
The Shed, NYC, NY, US

Unselect’
13 July - 9 August 2019
Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, DE

MacDowell Colony Residency
April - June 2019
Peterborough, NH, US

Recent activities:
Visiting critic at the SAIC Design Show 2019 Public Critiques

Taught a critical design class in the Data Viz program at Parsons School of Design on designingartifacts and experiences that bring to life hypothetical alternatives and future scenarios for ethically complex data-driven technologies.

Taught a class at Columbia GSAPP on designing for biological systems to facilitate new cross-species interactions in the form of infrastructure modifications, bio-receptive materials, and interfaces and architectural devices.

Participated in the ‘Water Futures’ research with Tei Carpenter and developed a series of public drinking fountains that connect to fire hydrants.

Invited New Yorkers to return to the place of the World's Fairs and invert that conversation by proposing their own future narratives. This Extrapolation Factory project was mentored by Formafantasma and won the Lexus Design Award.

Planted a 100-year long-term botanical installation on the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic in collaboration with Sascha Pohflepp and curated by Dani Admiss.

Taught a course at NYU ITP with Karolina Sobecka in partnership with the Red Cross Climate Center in which the students designed interventions that allow for new conversations around food systems at COP24 in Katowice.

Co-taught the Graduate Thesis Research studio at RISD ID to support students in developing their thesis projects.

Organized a biodesign course with Yasaman Sheri at the CIID Summer School 18 in Costa Rica in partnership with the National Herbarium.

Taught a course at NYU IDM with Dr. Elizabeth Henaff on designing for new relationships to Microbes. The students presented their research at MoMA at the Biodesign Challenge.