—Anastasia Kubrak is a designer & researcher based in Rotterdam. In her work she focuses on social and political implications of emerging technologies.
She works as a researcher in R&D department at Het Nieuwe Instituut, holds MA in Visual Strategies from Sandberg Instituut (2016—2018) and BA from Man & Communication department
at Design Academy Eindhoven (2012—2016, cum laude).
Her work has been exhibited by 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 graduated from Sandberg Instituut with a project
in which she investigates the meaning of being a human User
in current technological infrastructures. You can read full
She lectures and gives talks, such as this one at Hackers & Designers Summer Talks 2018. Among other things, she presented her board game Reality Miners (2017) at Reloading Technology exhibition, spoke at DAE Research Symposium and gave a workshop in collaboration with Max Dovey at Making Public Domain Summer School in Antwerp.
While website is being updated, you can revisit her older projects
On Capital and Public Space, written in collaboration with
—Freelance Design & Research
She assisted Metahaven with Russian script and narration
for The Sprawl: Propaganda about Propaganda (2015)
and Eurasia (Questions on Happiness) (2018, upcoming).
Portfolio available on request.