Ulrike Oberlack

Social Implementation

Ulrike Oberlack

Specially Appointed Professor

Design

2018-

Specially Appointed Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2017-

Academic Course Co-ordinator MA Design; Ceramics, Furniture or Jewellery, Central Saint Martins, London, UK.

2004-2017

Associate Lecturer, Central Saint Martins, London, UK.

2008-

Co-founder of ultra-indigo, London; design strategy consultancy specializing in inter-disciplinary and cross-cultural collaborations.

2005-

Independent artist, designer and curator.

1993-2000

Management researcher & consultant, University of St Gallen, Switzerland; management research & consultancy on change management in organizations based on action research and ethnographic methods.

2007

Doctoral Award, AHRC Arts and Humanities Research Council UK

2018

U.Oberlack, 2018, Illumination and Emanation: Re-viewing Light as Body Adornment and the Implications of Wearable Light, ASA18 Sociality, matter, and the imagination: re-creating anthropology, University of Oxford.

2016

U.Oberlack, T. Lloyd Jones, 2016, Brain Waves, exhibition catalogue, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

2015

U.Oberlack, P. Close, 2015, The Intelligent Optimist, exhibition catalogue, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

2014

Collet, A. Smith, U. Oberlack, Restless Futures, 2014, exhibition catalogue, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

2012

U.Oberlack, 2012 I+E Illumination and Emanation – Light as Body Adornment and the Implications of Wearable Light, University of the Arts London, London.

2010

S.Fraser, E.Wright, U.Oberlack, 2010, Trends & Traditions; Negotiating Different Cultural Models in relation to Craft and Artisan Production, LeNS Conference: Sustainability in Design: NOW! Challenges and Opportunities for Design Research, Education and Practice in the XXI Century, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India in co-ordination with Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. Conference proceedings

2010

Ceschin, F., Vezzoli, C., Zhang, J. (2010) (eds.). Practice-based research outcomes also presented through Craft Lux – Collaborations between Design and Craft, exhibition, Bungalow 8, Mumbai, India.

2005

U.Oberlack, 2005 I+E Illumination and Emanation – Light as Body Adornment, Wearable Futures: Hybrid Culture in the Design and Development of Soft Technology, University of Wales, Newport, United Kingdom. In conjunction with video work commissioned by the conference conveners. Proceedings on DVD ISBN 1-899274-34-0.