Natalie D Kane is a curator, writer and researcher based in London, UK. She is Curator of Digital Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum (UK) within the Design, Architecture and Digital Department. As part of her role, she curated the official U.K. pavilion at the 2018 London Design Biennale, and the official U.K. pavilion at the 2019 XXII Milan Triennale, showing the work of Forensic Architecture. She is on the Advisory Board for the Society for Computers and Law. Natalie was a 2019 recipient of an Art Fund New Collecting Award.
Natalie is a co-curator of Haunted Machines with Tobias Revell, a long-term curatorial and research project starting with a conference at FutureEverything 2015, which reflected on the narratives of magic, mythology and haunting pervading our relationship with technology. Haunted Machines were selected to curate the 2017 edition of art, tech and media festival Impakt (NL).
Previously, she was Curator at FutureEverything where she curated and produced events and exhibitions in Manchester, Singapore and Taiwan, and a Research Associate at strategic foresight agency Changeist.
Natalie has talked about design, technology, culture and ethics on BBC Click and BBC Radio Four's Digital Human, been interviewed by Dezeen, Vice’s Motherboard, Uncube Magazine, Spark on CBC Radio, Mindful Cyborgs and The Guardian and had work featured on BBC News, Le Monde Blogs, The Independent and Mashable. Which is nice.
As an educator, Natalie is a Visiting Practitioner at London College of Communications, UAL and is a Visiting Tutor at the Instituto de Europea Design (Barcelona). Natalie has previously taught at Royal Institute of Theatre, Cinema and Sound (Brussels) and delivered workshops for the 2017 Malta Presidency of the Council of the European Union for Times Up with Changeist.
Get in touch.