Creative Director, SingularityNET
Ed Keller's research and practice explores the structures of feeling which link cultural, infrastructural, ecological, and techno social systems, revealing emergent terrestrial and cosmopolitical potential. He is a designer, professor, writer, technologist and musician, and with Carla Leitão, a co-founder of Spec.AE/AUM Studio design research and architecture offices. Keller & Leitão have convened 20+ international conferences and lecture series.
Current consulting and academic positions include Creative Director at SingularityNET; curator/mentor with the Madrid MediaLAB Synthetic Intelligence Lab#03; affiliate researcher with the Antikythera program; and Creative Director with the Venice Virtual Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale 2023.
From 2020-23, he was co-founder/co-director of the Post Planetary Universal Design Program at The New Centre; from 2012-20, Director of the Center for Transformative Media [CTM] at The New School; from 2009-20, Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design. In a prior arc, he taught advanced architectural design studios, theory and digital techniques at Columbia University GSAPP, SCIArc, UPenn, Pratt, FIU, and RPI, from 1998-2010.