Gain key insights into the social, historical and political context of Their Sea is Always Hungry. Artist Leyla Stevens will be joined by Dr Alexandra Crosby, Associate Head of School, School of Design, UTS; and Dr Ilaria Vanni, Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS.
About Dr Ilaria Vanni
Dr Ilaria Vanni is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UTS. Her work focuses on the intersections of design practices, social change and place in cities in Italy and Australia. To address how design generates forms of resilience and resistance to complex global issues such as precarity and civic ecologies Ilaria has developed transdisciplinary methodologies that draw on activist, historical, ethnographic and place-based methods.
About Alexandra Crosby
Alexandra Crosby is the Associate Head of School of Design at UTS. With a background in visual communication and the ethnographic methods of International Studies, her current research identifies emerging design practices in Indonesia. She also works with Dr Ilaria Vanni in the transdisciplinary research studio Mapping Edges.