Invited speaker, LIFT09, Geneva, Feb 09
Invited speaker, Interactivos? Garage science, Medialab Prado, Madrid presented ‘Life and Death in Energy Autonomous devices’, paper and round table participant ARCO 09.
Public Lecture, Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design, (CIID), Denmark
Invited speaker, Design Engaged, Montreal, talk title ‘Learning to Play with tomorrow’.
SIGGRAPH, LA, Artist’s talk, category ‘Erosion’.
NORDICHI, Paper ‘How Design Futurescaping may Help Grandma Reflect on Robots’ presented at Robotics workshop, Lund, Sweden.
Aarhus University, Denmark, Paper ‘Domestic Futures: The Archigram Effect’ presented at the Interactive Furniture workshop.
Invited speaker, Pechakucha, ICA, London, February 2007.
Public Lecture, School of Design, Dundee University.
Public speaker, Research Group Embedded Interaction, LMU, University of Munich.
InnovationRCA, Presentation ‘Little Brinkland: Futurescapes of Work’, Royal College of Art.
UBICOMP06 Orange County, CA, presented ‘Sketch-a-move’.
UBICOMP05 Tokyo, Japan, presented ‘Yellow Chair Stories’.
DORKBOT London, presented ‘Yellow Chair Stories’.
Design Engaged05, Berlin, project ‘Yellow Chair Stories’.
Mattel Toys Design Summit, LA, U.S.A project ‘Sketch-a-Move’.
Selected Awards / Honors:
UNESCO Digital Arts Award, for design project ‘Yellow Chair Stories’, 2005
First Prize, Design for our Future Selves Awards, Helen Hamlyn Research Centre for Inclusive Design, RCA, London, 2005
Commonwealth Scholarship, Department of International Development, (DFID, Govt. of UK) and Royal College of Art scholarship, UK 2003 - 2005
‘Award of Excellence’ by DuPont, Inc., and ICSID (International Council of Society of Industrial Designers) for Project ‘Mandala: A Senior Citizen's Initiative, Ahmedabad, India.
Innovation Award for the film ‘Journeys’ (35mm / India / 2004 ) at the Chicago International Documentary Festival.
Grand Prix for the film ‘Journeys’ (35mm / India / 2004 ) at the Geneva international film festival for Human Rights.
MoMA New York: ‘Domestic Gubbins’ and ‘RFID and Body Readers’ in the online show: Design and the Elastic Mind’, (www.objectsincognito.com)
SIGGRAPH 08, LA Installation: ‘Life and Death of Energy Autonomous Devices’ exhibited as part of the Slow Art section.
EPIC2008, Copenhagen presented ‘Near Future RFID’ in the Artefacts session.
InnovationRCA, Royal College of Art, London. ‘Little Brinkland: Futurescapes of Work’ exhibited at Human Frame Show.
London Design Festival, project ‘Light Play’.
WorkTech06, British Library, project ‘Little Brinkland: Futurescapes of Work’, London
ISEA, San Jose, California: Yellow Chair San Jose’ live for a week, Funded by Watermans and British Council, UK.
Reclaim the Spectrum, Zemos98, featured 'Yellow Chair Stories' curated by Jose Luis de Vicente.
Like Nowhere Else, Royal College of Art, projects: Sketch-a-move and Yellow Chair Stories
Intel Research, San Francisco: ‘Spaces [in] between’, Urban After, U.S.A.
Tate Modern, London, screening ‘Journeys’.
MAKE magazine's Volume 18 features an article by Bruce Sterling titled "Designer Futurescape" quoting my work and presentation in Geneva for LIFT09. July 2009.
Objects Incognito: Design and the Elastic Mind Catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, New York, February 2008
Project 'Sketch-a-move' featured as a chapter in Bill Buxton's book Sketching User Experiences.
Austrian FM4, interview, Little Brinkland' Jan '07
Onoffice magazine, featuring 'Little Brinkland', Jan. '07
Worldchanging - the Book featuring the 'Sunlight Table', Dec. '06
The Guardian, Business supplement feature: 'Little Brinkland', Dec '06.
Blueprint magazine, 'Little Brinkland', work-in-progress report, July '06
Yellow Chair Stories and Yellow Chair San Jose featured in www.worldchanging.com, www.we-make-money-not-art.com, www.cnet.com and www. wi-fiplanet.com among others.
'Makers:', O'Reilly Media, features 'Sunlight Table', Feb '06
'Sunlight Table' mentioned in www.makezine.com, www.we-make-money-not-art.com, www.engadget.com, www.core77.com among others.
MAKE magazine's inaugural issues features 'Sketch-a-move', April 2005