Samira Akhavan


I consider myself a design researcher. My expertise lies in production technologies and material development between the fields of product and textile design. Recently I've been working with hacked 3D-printing and knitting machines.


How to be modern today?

Is modern not a relative term that always defines itself in dissociation to something else, mostly something that was before? The Latin word it derives from means "just now" according to wikipedia. How to be now? Aren't we all now?

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Deutsche UNESCO Kommission

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Thüringen

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