Nina Cutler is an interdisciplinary designer based in London, who uses playful fiction to explore critical issues in emerging technologies and culture.
Interested in how systems of power, materials, politics and ecology interplay with individual psychology and relationships, her current work aims to provoke nuanced thought and debate around the rapid infiltration of new technology into unexpected areas of society.
With the introduction of household robots, will the act of humanising them have an affect on our own humanity?
"My mother is getting married to her Carebot!" Would the use of highly anthropomorphised robots in elderly care have strange consequences?
How can we utilise the earthworm's ability to bio-synthesise Quantum Dots to revive former mining communities?
6 Scenes of Beautiful Futures How would emerging biotechnology evolve when used in the nail industry?
Fashion collection exploring power and gender identity through merging visuals of the hyper masculine and idealised feminine
British-Japanese Nina studied BA Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating in 2015, and MA Material Futures at Central Saint Martins, graduating in 2018.
The Quantworm Mine
Creative Unions, Lethaby Gallery, 2017
Biodesign Here Now, Open Cell, 2018
Made in Our Image
Material Futures Degree Show, CSM, 2018
Creative Unions, Lethaby Gallery, 2018
United Matters, Dutch Design Week, 2018
The Role of Fashion, Eating Disorder Conference.
Holyrood, Edinburgh 2014
MoMa, New York 2017
London Laser on Biodesign
University of Westminister, 2017
Future Matters Symposium,
Central Saint Martins, London 2017
New Lab, New York 2017
Student speaker, Central Saint Martins Graduation
Royal Festival Hall, London 2018