Designer and artist interrogating societal, historical and institutional forces against individual and collective identity.
Zainab Aliyu is a Nigerian-American designer and artist who sees every human interaction as an experience that merits attention and thoughtfully intentional design. Her transdisciplinary practice leverages critical pedagogy, contextual inquiry, and the human side of technology to interrogate societal, historical and institutional forces against individual and collective identity. Recently, she graduated from Carnegie Mellon University after studying Communication Design and Human-Computer Interaction. Talk to her about culture, social justice, and speculative critical design.currently Designing creative tools for identity expression at Facebook / Healing generational trauma through community de(programming) at Black Girl Magik