Marie Louise Juul Søndergaard
Marie Louise Juul Søndergaard (she/her) is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Interaction Design at AHO. Through her research and creative practice, she explores how design can support more caring relations to the body, communities, and the environment. She specifically focuses on the design of intimate technologies in domains of health and wellbeing.
Her research raises questions related to intersections of gender and sexuality with technology use and development, as well as social, ethical, and environmental issues of emerging technologies, such as conversational agents, wearables, robots, and AI/ML. She has expertise in design methodologies, including research-through-design, soma design, speculative design and design fiction, in feminist theory and feminist practices in Design and Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI), as well as the domain of sexual, reproductive and menstrual health, incl. menstrual cycles, menopause, fertility, intimate care, and sexual pleasure.
Her design work has been exhibited and published in international exhibition, festivals and magazines, incl. transmediale, PAF Olomouc, Uroboros, and Form Design Magazine. She was named Global Young Scientist in 2021 by KTH, and is a member of BioArt Coven and the Design and Posthumanism network.
Keynote: More-than-Human Knowledge and Data in Artistic & Practice-based Research LIVE STREAM