Artist Talk with Chris Woebken 6:30pm!
Come to the VFL this Wednesday to meet our new Artist in Resident Chris Woebken. Chris will be discussing his past work and residency proposal at the Lab at 6:30pm.
Chris Woebken (*1980, DE) is a speculative design practitioner, educator, and co-founder of the Extrapolation Factory, a participatory-futures studio. Chris lives and works in New York City and he is adjunct faculty at NYU’s ITP/IMA and RISD’s Industrial Design program.
Recently, his work won the LDA grand prix at Salone del Mobile Milano, got nominated for the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year award and received the NYFA Fellowship in Digital/Electronic Arts. Chris is a former Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab, a former Visiting Scholar at NYU’s Environmental Health Clinic and he earned a Masters Degree in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art in London. His work has been exhibited widely including the MoMA in New York, NCCA National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow, and the China National Museum in Beijing. He has created special commissions for Z33 in Leuven, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and ZKM in Karlsruhe, and his work is in museum and private collections.