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New York, NY, 10003
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Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought at the New School incubates advanced transdisciplinary research and practice at the intersection of social theory and design and fosters dialogue on related themes across the university.

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Fiona Raby

Fiona Raby is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry at The New School and a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby which uses design as a medium to stimulate discussion about the social, cultural and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies.

FIONA RABY is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry at The New School and a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby. She is also Professor of Industrial Design (studio-id2) at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (2011-2016). From 2011-15 she was Reader in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art in London and taught there from 1995 in Architecture, Computer Related Design, and Design Interactions. 

Dunne & Raby use design as a medium to stimulate discussion and debate amongst designers, industry and the public about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies. 

She is co-author, with Anthony Dunne, of Design Noir (2001) and Speculative Everything (2013). Projects include Technological Dream Series, No 1: Robots (2007), Designs For An Over Populated Planet: Foragers (2010), The United Micro Kingdoms (2013), and The School of Constructed Realities (2015).

Their work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and the Design Museum in London, and is in several permanent collections including MoMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts.

Dunne & Raby received the inaugural MIT Media Lab Award in 2015.

 

 

 

 

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