February 25-27, 2016
All events at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
CFA #111, Carnegie Mellon University

Join us for this series of events featuring talks and workshops on designing consent and subversive systems; UX at the intersection of game cultures and social media systems; and actively addressing female-identifying artists’ representation on the internet’s largest encyclopedia..


Design and Alterity // Presentations and Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 25 :: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Join us for a series of talks on best practices for civil UX at the intersection of game cultures and social media systems featuring Jessica Hammer, Heather Kelley, Paolo Pedercini, Caroline Sinders and Angela Washko, moderated by Molly Steenson.

FREE and open to the public


Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ CMU
Friday, February 26 :: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ CMU is an all-day, walk-in event. Take part in this free edit-a-thon featuring introductory tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, and refreshments. Our specific focus will be adding and enhancing articles on women and female-identified artists working at the intersection of art + technology (though no one will be discouraged from researching women working in other art-related fields).

FREE and open to the public
RSVP here: artplusfeminismatcmu.eventbrite.com


Designing Consent into Social Networks with Caroline Sinders
Saturday, February 27 :: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Designing Consent into Social Networks is a full-day design workshop focusing on interactions of abuse, user experience, and information architecture in social media.


Includes Vegetarian Lunch * Limited Seating
RSVP here: sinders.eventbrite.com

**This workshop is currently full, but please email studio-info@andrew.cmu.edu if you would like to be placed on a waitlist.**

The Design and Alterity event series is made possible in part through the generous support of the Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts, the Carnegie Mellon School of Art, and in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.