String Figures

String Figures is a project developed by Ailie Rutherford and Bettina Nissen to allow activist, feminist and creative gro

Crypto-Knitting Circles

Exploring the potential of digital currencies in feminist economics


A physical questionnaire to playfully engage public audiences with issues around trust and consent

Data Souvenirs of Fear

Memento Timori are souvenirs representing and celebrating moments of overcoming fears

After Money

What constitutes currency in the digital economy and how will it change in the future?


GeoCoin is an explorative platform for ideating with geofenced digital currencies in future smart cities

Bitcoin Marriages

Ever wanted to join a partner in bitcoin matrimony? Or join a partnership in a short-term contract?

Entanglements of Data-Things

The culminating PhD exhibition exploring data, digital fabrication and souvenirs in participatory and public making

Great North Fabrications

Creating souvenirs from Great North Run data to make and share personal moments and stories of achievement

Fossil impressions at RTD 2015

Creating personal souvenirs from conference attendee’s experiences

Fabricating FACTs

Exploring digital fabrication and prototyping in audience engagement to examine the relationship between objects and stories


A speculative research project exploring the romance of personal data

This Is How We Do It

Translating hand movements from crochet practitioners into unique material objects

Making Magic

An interactive audio-visual cauldron for the V&A’s travelling children’s exhibition Magic Worlds in Newcastle

Tweet Translations at Thinking Digital 2014

Generating unique, wearable shapes from conference attendee’s twitter conversations