Anja Groten, design & research

Anja Groten is an Amsterdam-based designer, educator and community organiser investigating collaborative processes of design. She is the co-founder of the initiative Hackers & Designers, attempting to break down the barriers between the two fields by enforcing a common vocabulary through education, hacks and collaboration. Anja is a PhD candidate at PhD Arts, a practice-lead doctoral study at ACPA (Academy of Creative and Performing Arts) Leiden University, and works at embedded researcher at the consortium Bridging Art, Design and Technology through Critical Making Anja heads the design department at the Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam, starting in September 2019.

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