Iohanna Nicenboim is a design researcher, and teacher; focused on connected objects and their interactions in everyday life.
Inspired by complex socio-technical systems and scientific imaginary, she explores poetical interactions with technology. She creates speculative futures and alternative presents in different scales and formats. Her practice often overlaps design, social science, and data; showing a critical and provocative approach towards technology, and the way it relates to society.
She is currently working as a researcher at the TU Delft at the Connected Everyday Lab with Elisa Giaccardi. Her background is in Industrial Design from Bezalel Academy in Israel, and Digital Media Design from the UDK in Berlin. She is a Thinscon fellow, received the 2015-16 Internet of Things Award for the Best Design Fiction project; as well as an Artis Grant for professional development, and the Polonsky Best Design Prize for her BA final project. In the last years, she participated in residency programs and gave talks in Berlin, Helsinki, Milan and Brussels. Her work was presented at international exhibitions and conferences, such as FutureEverything and Transmediale.
“Objectology” short by Iohanna Nicenboim