The Valley of the Meatpuppets is an ethereal space where people, agents, thingbots, action heroes and big dogs coexist. In this new habitat, we are forming complex relationships with nebulous surveillance systems, machine intelligences and architectures of control, confronting questions about our freedom and capacity to act under invisible constraints.
Anab Jain is the founder and director of Superflux, an Anglo-Indian design practice based in London, but with roots and contacts in the Gujarati city of Ahmedabad.
Their work is one-half consultancy, one-half research …into The Future! Well, more like The Present Which Looks A Lot Like The Future.
Anab is a TED fellow, her work has been shown at the MoMA, she is a guest lecturer at the RCA, and she has spoken at conferences like SIGGRAPH and NEXT. That’s a lot of initialisms.