Weaving code, performing time, arranging silence, design for all the projects I never did and for a society that moves beyond gender
what if, and why not.

Craft and design. Hybrid technologies. Queering up design. Is this Graphic Design?
After my studies in Cultural Anthropology and Photography I never thought I would be involved in weaving activities, even less in knitting.
But there is something about the physicality and the material that always makes me want to touch things and build impossible structures. That comes in an interesting conflict with the high interest I have in conceptual design and the world of ideas. design fiction, design as narration, design as plain text, design installations and lately, design as performance. My third year of university signed the shift to a deeper understanding of what design can be for me, and what I can be for design. What about technology? I am not a digital fan. I am not afraid of it either. I only use technologies as a means to experiment with concepts that at first glance seem disconnected. The challenge is to find and explore possible connections. In a closer look, there is a thread that links all of my works, in not necessarily a progressive line.

I believe that our role as designers is to apply design thinking in every possible aspect of human -and non human- activity, but mostly, provide a so called creative exit (as Gregory Bateson would say) of which the world today is in desperate need.

Half Greek, half Italian, and recent graduate of Central Saint Martins.



EXHIBITIONS


Decriminalizing the Ornament (upcoming), Cambridge, UK, November 2018

Corrrective, a collective exhibition (upcoming), Lethaby Gallery, London, UK Nov 2018 - Jan 2019

Creative Unions / London Design Festival, Lethaby Gallery, London UK, 15 Sept- 27 Oct 2018


MAKE, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK, 21-24 July 2018

Poster Parade, Transport London Museum, UK, May-Sept 2018

Nasty Women North East, Newcastle, UK, Praxis Gallery

Degree Show 2: Design, Central Saint Martins, London, UK, 19-24 June 2018

I Don’t Know Her Work But I Know Her Name, Window Gallery, CSM, London, UK, December 2017 - January 2018

The Molecular Project 2: Artists in Wonderland, Greece, August 2010

The Molecular Project 1: Sinestesia, Greece, August 2009












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