Carolyn Kirschner

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Carolyn Kirschner


Lecturer in Design




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Carolyn is a designer and researcher with a background in architecture.

Her work explores the growing entanglements of ecologies and machines in the context of the climate crisis. Working with scientific tools and other technologies she produces fragments from alternate or expanded worlds, with a particular interest in realms which lie beyond the reach of human senses. Her work has been shown at the Centre Pompidou (2023), ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2022), and A/D/O in Brooklyn (2020). Publications include Perspecta (2021), The Polar Silk Road (2021), and The Visual Ecologies of Placemaking (2024).