Susana Soares

Born in Lisbon, 1977

Susana Soares employs design, as a tool, to explore future technological implications for public engagement and awareness. Her projects involve developing collaborative frameworks between design and emerging scientific research.

She is Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University. In addition she has held research fellow positions at IMPACT! project, RCA and Materials Beliefs, based at Goldsmiths University of London. After completing a BA in Product Design from ESAD, Portugal she graduated at MA Design Interaction in Royal College of Art, London. 
Susana has lectured internationally and presented her work at Networkshop (Caltech University), Creative Engagement/Medi(t)ation of Survival symposium at MOMAK, Kyoto and Headspace - scent as design conference, organised by Parsons, MoMA & Seed magazine in New York.

Her work has been published within design and scientific publications and exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, MOMAK in Kyoto, Science Gallery in Dublin, Southbank Centre in London and The Royal Institution in London. Susana's work is in the permanent collection of MoMA New York.

Her current research focusses on how the understanding of technological redesigned living systems can generate new frameworks for design practice.

Contact:
Susana Soares
+44 (0)7783503044
susana.soares@network.rca.ac.uk or so.susana@gmail.com
 
websites:
http://www.susanasoares.com/
http://www.materialbeliefs.com