Assistant Professor of Design
Tanuja Mishra is a designer, artist and researcher who works at the intersection of critical and speculative design and social practice. She investigates historical, cultural and aesthetic implications of technology to imagine futures that are both aspirational and equitable. Her current research focuses on questioning machine intelligence and building AI on the values of care, trust and interconnection.
Her work has been presented internationally, at South Asian Visual Arts Centre in Toronto, Arthur M. Sackler Museum and Gallery 224 at Harvard University, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, National Institute of Design and CEPT University Ahmedabad, and USID (Universal, Sustainable, Inclusive Design for social change) India Foundation. Through her social practice, she has designed community-based interventions in collaboration with government and not-for-profit organizations such as Uttar Pradesh Department of Tourism, City of Nanaimo and Umeed for Women. She has taught graduate students at National Institute of Design Ahmedabad and undergraduate students at Vancouver Island University in Canada.