STEPHanie SHERMAN is A DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, CURATOR, WRITER, and STRATEGIST WORKING ACROSS DESIGN, ART, MEDIA AND CULTURE.

STEPHANIE’s PROJECTS REPROGRAM outmoded SYSTEMS, SITES, and Surplus AS CO-PRODUCTION PLATFORMS. THESE PROJECTS TAKE SHAPE AS ORGANIZATIONS, DESIGNS, and PROPOSITIONS THAT re-configure SOCIAL and technological CONTINGENCIES.  

STEPHANIE WAS BORN IN NEW ORLEANS AND is based in london. SHE IS a Phd Candidate IN ART + DESIGN at THE University of California SAN DIEGO. She holds a BA in Literature from THE UNIVERSITY OF PennSYLVANIA AND aN MA in CRITICAL THEORY from Duke.

HER WORK HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIOn, THE KRESGE FOUNDATION, ARTMATTERS, AMONGST OTHERS.

She has lectured at THE Strelka institute: NEW NORMAL (moscow), Tate Britain, MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN (Minneapolis), WORLD DESIGN SUMMIT (MONTREAL), NEON FOUNDATION (ATHENS), DUKE UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, CCA (SAn FRANCISCO), BAUHAUS UNIVERSITY (WEIMAR), AMONGST OTHERS.

 

UPCOMING


NOv 15 + 16 2018 11AM-11PM PST
RADIOEE.NET: AUTOPILOTO
A BROADCAST ABOUT SELF-DRIVING
@ BAY AREA CA W/ MONTALVO ART CENTER 



DIRECTION

SUPERVISIONS
A SOCIAL DESIGN STUDIO
2018-PRESENT


RADIOEE.NET
A NOMADIC, TRANSLINGUAL, ONLINE RADIO Station  
co-founder / co-producer
INTERNATIONAL 2011-now

BROADCASTS INCLUDE >> AGUAS ALTAS (MIAMI),
CICLO (MIAMI/ UNDERLINE), ARGO (ISTANBUL DESIGN
BIENNALE), TRANSMISSAO FORDLANDIA (BRAZIL/ APEX
ART), POD SAVE AUSTRIA (VIENNA/ WEINER
FESTWOCHEN), SOLARIO (DALLAS/ NEW CITIES FUTURE
RUINS), DAYLIGHT SAVINGS (WASHINGTON DC/ 5x5)

COMMON FIELD
A NETWORK OF INDEPENDENT ARTISTS ORGANIZATIONS
co-founder / co-director
USA NATIONAL 2014-2016

PROJECTS INCLUDE >>
HAND-IN-GLOVE MINNEAPOLIS, COMMON FIELD MEET-UPS,
COMMON FIELD CONVENING LOS ANGELES, COMMON FIELD
WEBSITE DESIGN w/ PROJECT PROJECTS

PROVISIONS
AGENCY FOR ART + SOCIAL CHANGE
research director / RESIDENCY + JOURNAL CO-FOUNDER
washington dc 2011-2014

CURATED PROJECTS INCLUDE >>
THE CASE FOR SPACE, PARKS & PASSAGES, REPUBLIC,
COPY RIGHTS, WEBSITE DESIGN
 
ELSEWHERE
A LIVING MUSEUM + RESIDENCY FROM A SECONDS STORE
co-founder / CO-director
greensboro nc 2003-2012

  

CURATION

PEOPLE-CENTRIC MOBILITY: DESIGN-A-HACK-A-THON
@ MIT MEDIA LAB W/ UCSD DESIGN LAB
BOSTON MA SEP 15-17, 2018

DESIGN FORWARD
A CONFERENCE + SHOWCASE ASSEMBLING SAN DIEGO DESIGN  
san diego CA 2016

cross-border initiative CHOLLAS CREEK PROGRAMS
W/ STUDIO TEDDY CRUZ + FONNA FORMAN
SAN DIEGO CA 2016

CROSSWALKS (A PLAY)
high desert test sites
joshua tree ca 2014

NEAR FUTURES
5x5 FESTIVAL
washington DC 2013

KULTURPARK
PROPOSITIONS FOR AN ABANDONED AMUSEMENT PARK
berlin 2010-2012

L'ESPRIT DE CORPS
HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS CURATED RESIDENCY
MARIN CA 2009

STRATEGY

PLANT / PLANT4
FORESIGHT + EDUCATION DESIGN FOR AGRI-SERVICE STARTUP
FT LAUDERDALE FL (PRESENT)

SOM ARCHITECTS: COMPTON TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN
ART + CULTURE ADVISOR
LOS ANGELES CA (PRESENT)

AVON CINEMA
EVOLUTION PLAN
PROVIDENCE, RI (PRESENT)

D:GP (DESIGN + GEOPOLITICS) W/ BENJAMIN BRATTON 
collaborator
SAN DIEGO CA (PRESENT)

UCSD DESIGN LAB + SAP
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER + CREATIVE STRATEGIST
PALO ALTO CA 2017

SAVE STARLIGHT 
advisor / STRATEGIST / DESIGNER
san diego CA 2015-2017

MATERIALS + APPLICATIONS 
board OF DIRECTORS
LOS ANGELES CA 2015-2017

ICANN US STATE DEPARTMENT
TURKEY, ARMENIA, WASHINGTON DC 2011


TEXTS

(FORTHCOMING)
the fordian slip: from plant to plantation

STRAGEDY OF THE MASTER/ CATALOG ESSAY
W/ AGUSTINA WOODAGE FOR SPINELLO PROJECTS
COMMONING A FIELD / TERREMOTO MAGAZINE
RADIO EQUIPO / FANFARE MAGAZINE
manual for urban projection / green lantern press
on surplus / cabinet magazine
slaughter / catalog essay FOR UCSD GALLERY
new rural arts report / field journal
elsewhere / THE storybook
KULTURPARK  / THE STORYBOOK
the case for space / provisions research JOURNAL
copy rights / provisions research JOURNAL
republic / provisions research JOURNAL
parks & passages / provisions research JOURNAL