Chris Woebken (b. Hamburg, DE) is a design futures researcher and co-founder of the Extrapolation Factory, a participatory futures practice. His work examines the potentials of design for discussing new imaginations around complex social, technological and ecologic challenges. He is teaching at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), Parsons School of Design as well as RISD). Woebken earned an Master’s in design interactions from the Royal College of Art in London. Recently his work was awarded a MacDowell Fellowship), the Shed‘s Open Call grant and a Graham Foundation Individual Grant). His work has been exhibited widely including at the MoMA in New York, NCCA National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow and the China National Museum in Beijing. He has created special commissions for Z33 in Leuven, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and ZKM in Karlsruhe.
Fall 2019 Courses
- ID-241G-01 Graduate ID Studio I
- ID-241G-02 Graduate ID Studio I
- Christopher Woebken
- MA, Royal College of Art