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Tony Hyunduck Cho

Doctoral Student, Science Studies Program

Tony Cho is a Ph.D. student, artist, designer, and researcher based in San Diego, CA. His research investigates how contemporary design manifests notions of acceleration and anti-acceleration, as well as the different critiques and alternatives emerging around these terms. Prior to Ph.D studies, Tony worked as a design researcher at Samsung’s Corporate Design Center and The Institute for Human Centered Design. His work in design has received recognition through the iF Award, Korea Design Award, and as a finalist in the Social Progress Prize during Dubai Design Week. Tony also runs a design and research lab called ‘Slow Futures Laboratory’ where they run workshops and exhibitions around ‘slow culture’ and the Anthropocene. His works have been exhibited in international venues such as the 17th Venice Biennale of Architecture.

PhD Student, Communication and Science Studies University of California San Diego, 2021-present

MSc, Innovation Design Engineering Imperial College London, 2017 MA, Innovation Design Engineering Royal College of Art, 2017

AB, Visual Environmental Studies Harvard College, 2014