Delfina Fantini (IND481: Ethnography and Culture in Design)

Dr. Delfina Fantini van Ditmar completed her PhD at the Royal College of Art in  Innovation Design Engineering with a thesis entitled The IdIoT. She holds a BA in Biology and accomplished a year of a MFA at Konstfack University in Stockholm. Delfina’s work investigates how complex, lived, human experience is represented within the quantified approaches inherent in current notions of ‘smart’ technology. Her research questions and critically analyses the above quantitative approach which is starting to permeate into our bodies and the central infrastructure of our homes and cities.