Onkar Kular

Onkar Kular is Professor for Design Interventions at HDK, Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University. From 2008 to 2015 he ran the experimental design unit Platform 13 at the Royal College of Art. His research investigates how contemporary design practice, its processes and outputs, can be used as a medium to engage with sociocultural issues. His research is disseminated internationally through exhibitions, education and publications. His work is in the collection of the CNAP, France and he has also guest curated exhibitions for the Crafts Council UK and the British Council. In 2016 he developed the educational framework Night School on Anarres with artists Noam Toran, Nestor Pestana and linguistics scholars Simon Coffey and Martin Edwardes from Kings College London.