Photo: Petr Krejci
Julia Lohmann is a Professor of Practice in Contemporary Design. She investigates and critiques the ethical and material value systems underpinning our relationship with flora and fauna. Julia’s research interests include critical practice and transition-design, bio materials, collaborative making, museums and residencies, embodied cognition and practice as research. As designer in residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2013, she established the Department of Seaweed, an interdisciplinary community of practice exploring the marine macroalgae’s potential as a design material. She holds a PhD in Innovation Design Engineering from the Royal College of Art, London.
Julia Lohmann is a participant in the Coast, Line Research Strand of The Kelp Congress. She also contributes to the High Tides public programme of the Kelp Congress during the weekend of September 20–22.