We invite you to attend the Masters Thesis showcase presentations of the 2016 graduating class of the MFA in Products of Design program on Friday, May 6th at the SVA Theatre from 1-6pm. 20 graduating masters students will each present their year-long thesis work, comprised of research, artifacts, services, experiences, and platforms.

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The day will be punctuated by (deliciously) catered breaks, as well as a champagne reception at the close of the session. We welcome guests in all facets of design and innovation, including designers, entrepreneurs, teachers, advocates, talent-scouts, journalists and cultural critics.

2016 MFA Products of Design Thesis Presentation
Friday, May 6, 2016
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
SVA Theatre
333 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011

Students Presenting:

GROUP 1 (1:00pm)

Marianna Mezhibovskaya
Oustiders: Designing Engagement with the Incarcerated

Adem Onalan
Vakit: On the Elasticity and Subjectivity of Time

Leila Santiago de Oliveira Santos
Here, There & Elsewhere: A Design Journey Around Travel and Place

Isioma Iyamah
In Flux: Identities Under the Influence

Oscar De La Hera Gomez
Finding North: Marrying the Physical and the Emotional to Process Trauma

Hung Wan Jung
Do It Now: Overcoming Procrastination

Eden Lew
Masterminds & The Art of Misbehaving


GROUP 2 (3:00pm)

Souvik Paul
Unbound: Psychophysical Design for Paralysis and Disability

Judy Chi
Permanism: Towards the Obsolescence of Disposable Furniture

Chelsea Stewart
Atto: An Exploration of Movement and Design

Belen Tenorio
ReMind: Re-evaluating ADD and ADHD in a Quick-Fix Society

Lijia Yang
Reload: Triggering Your Passion for Life with Gamification

Roya Ramezani
Exponent: Amplifying Female Voices in Tech Discourse

Natsuki Hayashi
Sincerely, Toward a Contemporary Design of Assisted Suicide


GROUP 3 (4:30pm)

Panisa Khunprasert
Hereafter: Remapping the Landscape of Death and the Way It is Remembered

Ziyun Qi
Animate: Bringing Charm and Magic to the Everyday

Adam Fujita
XENO: From the Foreign to the Familiar

Louise-Anne van 't Riet
Side Step: A Momentary Escape From the Real World

Tahnee Pantig
This Great Violence: Understanding Everyday Experiences of Racism

Jonathan Lung
At the Ready: Preparation for Just About Anything










About the MFA in Products of Design
The MFA in Products of Design is an immersive, two-year graduate program that creates exceptional practitioners for leadership in the shifting terrain of design. We educate heads, hearts and hands to reinvent systems and catalyze positive change. Graduates emerge with confidence, methods, experience and strong professional networks. They gain the skills necessary to excel in senior positions at top design firms and progressive organizations, create ingenious enterprises of their own, and become lifelong advocates for the power of design.