Anastasia Kubrak is a doctoral candidate at the Critical Media Lab at the Basel Academy of Arts and Design FHNW, where she also tutors in MA Experimental Design. Since 2018 she has been teaching in the Masters at the Design Academy Eindhoven, inlcuding MA Social Design and MA Information Design.

Between 2018—2021, she worked as a researcher at Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, where she co-curated exhibition Lithium (2020), co-edited publication Lithium: States of Exhaustion (2021), and curated a lecture series Matter (2019-2020). She holds an MA in Visual Strategies from Sandberg Instituut (2016—2018), and cum laude BA from Design Academy Eindhoven (2012—2016).

She is a co-initiator and co-organizer of A House for Home,

an architecture and urbanism lab for displaced Ukranian teenagers in the Netherlands.




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She writes, edits, and occasionally designs.

For instance, she co-edited Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Catalogue 2020, and her writing has been published by The Institute of Network Cultures, ARCH+, The SITE Magazine, Nichons-nous dans l’Internet, 'Design Dedication: Adaptive Mentalities in Design Education' (Valiz, 2020), 'IN/Search RE/Search: Imagining Scenarios Through Art and Design' (Valiz, 2020), and 'Notes on Ghosts, Disputes and Killer Bodies—Design Academy Eindhoven Reader (2017).

Her work has been exhibited at the Luxembourg Pavillion at Venice Biennale of Architecture (2023), Galleria Municipal do Porto (2023), Bureau Europa (2019), the Science Gallery Dublin (2019), The 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (2018), Seoul Mediacity Biennale (2018), 'Error. Would you like to continue?' Gdynia Design Days (2018), Chamount Biennale de Design Graphique (2017), #TV Clerici / Salone de Mobile Milano (2017), WORM (2017), VanAbbemuseum Eindhoven (2014), Onomatopee (2014) and Baltan Laboratories (2013).



She lectures, gives workshops and talks.

She presented at conference panels at ESOCITE/4S 2022 in Cholula, Mexico and the IFK Vienna / Linz University of the Arts. She was an external examiner at the graduation of BA Graphic Design department at ArtEZ University of the Arts, and lectured and gave workshops at Collectivos Plaka / Galeria Municipal do Porto; Bauhaus Dessau; ArtEZ University of the Arts; Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design; FAMU Academy of Performing Arts in Prague; Sandberg Instituut; Willem de Kooning Academie; Independent School for the City; Hackers & Designers; TAC, Eindhoven; Amsterdam Academy of Architecture, Gallery Hranicar in Usti nad Labem; VI PER Gallery in Prague and other institutions.


She worked on the research and translations for Metahaven including The Sprawl: Propaganda about Propaganda (2015) and Eurasia (Questions on Happiness) (2018). She won the 1st prize in the Student Competition of the Chamount Biennale de Design Graphique (2017).







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