Digital Death


Death affairs - the political and the personal in a digital age

[21st July 2019] Speaker in a multi-disciplinary panel that aims to examine the tensions between the personal and political aspects of death, via the lens of advanced technology and social media. University of Greenwich, London. More Info

FLUX - Invasive Media Panel

[15th July 2019] Speaker at FLUX: Invasive Data, Royal College of Art, London. The event entices a discourse on art in the age of invasive data, investigating the penetration of big data across different spheres of our lives. More Info

Digital Afterlives and Genealogy Industries

[21st May 2019] explores how we understand memory practices that are distributed between digital platforms and human agents More Info

Diversifying Death - Shaping Perceptions for the 21st Century

[27th February 2019] Exploring topics of psychology and privacy online; physical and digital crafting as ongoingness; death policies and belief in hospices; and compassionate care within the funeral industry. More Info

Day of the Dead, Talking, Connecting, Remembering

[1st November 2018] Speaker at the University of Salford, Manchester. More Info

Education Sessions on Digital Death

[22nd May 2018] for the Palliative Care Teams at the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust: Hampstead & Barnet/ Chase Farm Hospital. London. Repeated on 7th August 2018.

How Artistic Research can Expand Public Perceptions of Death for the 21st Century.

[9th April 2018] Open Lecture for the University of the Arts, Helsinki.

Bridging the gap between mainstream society and those faced with illness, death and dying.

[30th November 2017] Creative Therapies Education Day in collaboration with The Hospice of St Francis.

Death in the Digital Age at Fabrica Gallery

[10th October 2017] Speaker as part of The Interval and the Instant exhibition More Info

Material Legacies - Death, Design and the Digital Lecture.

[16th May 2017] Part of the Death and Dying Research Seminar Series. Open University. More Info

Creating Narratives about Dying Matters - culturally, artistically, digitally

[12th May 2017] Chair for two panels as part of Croydon’s Dying Matters Week in collaboration with St Christopher’s Hospice that aimed to engage the local community with questions of death and diversity.

A Death Online Panel

[7th April 2017] Speaker at the Edinburgh International Science Festival. More Info

Designing Death - Challenges and Aesthetics for the 21st Century.

[15th March 2017] Panel drawing together expertise from Death Studies, Design, the Hospice sector and Creative Bereavement, this served as an extension of debates explored through the Material Legacies exhibition. More Info

The Way to Immortality - Technology and Transcendence

[5th March 2017] Speaker at the Southbank Centre’s Beyond Belief festival. More Info

Death and Design in the 21st Century

[11th January 2017] Briefing lecture for The Augmented Death for MA design courses (Industrial Design, Material Futures and Design by Project). Central Saint Martins.

Textures of Death - Digital, Physical and Hybrid Things

[12th December 2016] Images Rituals and Notions of Life and Death. KUVA Research Days, Helsinki, Finland More Info

Feminism, Policy and Otherness Panel

[20th July 2016] as part of Creative Conversations Research Group More Info

International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2016).

[19th May 2016] Intimate Technologies: The Ethics of Simulated Relationships. Hong Kong More Info

2nd international Death Online Research Symposium

[17th August 2015] Co-Convenor. This event provides opportunities for the discussion of ongoing and new orientations in the interdisciplinary field of death online More Info

Material Environments - Sensing Time and Matter in Digital and Visual Culture Conference

[24th July 2015] Co-Convenor More Info

Self Versioning - Exploring the potentials of the Digital Self

[31st May 2015] Panel as part of V&A Digital Futures, SPACE, London More Info

Communication Futures - Embracing Emotional Design and Haptics.

[20th May 2014] Workshop for MA Interaction Design/ MA Industrial Design, TU Delft

Night of the Digital Dead

[14th November 2013] Speaker for Made by Many, part of the Internet Week Europe More Info

Re-Wired - Memory in the Digital Age

[4th October 2013] Part of the Memory Network AHRC Project, panel for The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival More Info

Digital Death Day - London and Digital Death Day, Amsterdam

[6th October 2012] Co-Convenor in collaboration with the Tropenmuseum’s Death Matters Exhibition. Preceded in 2011 and 2010. More Info

Death - The Southbank Centre's Festival for the Living

[28th January 2012] Speaker More Info

Digital Death - Question Relay

[28th September 2010] Making Believe. Shoreditch Town Hall Basement, part of the London Design Festival

Rest In Pixels

[28th May 2009] Pirate Utopias. The Old Truman Brewery.