Maja Kuzmanovic

Maja Kuzmanovic
  • President
    FoAM

Maja Kuzmanovic is a generalist with an academic background in design forecasting and interactive media, whose professional experience includes design (of various flavours), facilitation and transdisciplinary leadership. Kuzmanovic is the founder, principal invigorator and chef de cuisine of FoAM, a distributed, transdisciplinary organization, guided by the motto “grow your own worlds”. Prior to FoAM, she experimented with MR and VR in research institutes across Europe (GMD, CWI, Starlab), lectured (HKU), as well as collaborated with technological arts collectives such as Post World Industries and Pips:Lab. Her particular approach to people and technology has been recognized by the MIT's Technology Review, which awarded her the title of Young Innovator. Her current interests span augmented reality gardening, storytelling, patabotany, environmental resilience and techno-social aspects of food and food systems.