Chris Woebken

Chris Woebken is a german-born artist collaborating with scientists, organizations and artists to propose new methods and tools for collaboratively prototyping, experiencing and impacting future scenarios. Chris is co-founder of the Extrapolation Factory, an initiative focusing on developing methods and tools for collectively developing future scenarios, embodied as artifacts in familiar, present-day contexts. Chris holds an MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art London and has been a visiting scholar at NYU’s Environmental Health Clinic. Chris is an adjunct professor at NYU’s ITP and a part time faculty critic at RISD’s Industrial Design program. Recent exhibitions include the Landscape Futures at Nevada Museum of Art Reno, LEAP Berlin Germany, Future Fictions Z33 and the Artefact Festival at STUK Kunstencentrum Leuven Belgium. He works and lives in New York.