(born in Canada) is an educator, artist, researcher and activist. She is practice-oriented Research Professor Social Practices at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.Her research areas encompass socially engaged and site-specific art, transmedia storytelling, speculative fiction, counter-cartographies, social movements, urbanism, feminist practices, and critical pedagogy. Together with Marc Herbst she co-edited Everything Gardens! Growing from Ruins of Modernity, one of a three part publication (ADOCS and nGbK publishers) on how the global ecological crisis and its social repercussions raise questions regarding new forms of education.With the artist-research group SYNSMASKINEN she participated in an inquiry into the 7 fields of political crisis. Her contribution to the group built on her research on the politics of housing and the Spanish housing crisis to which she developed films, public interventions, and translations. Formerly she held the position of Associate Professor Art & Technology at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Since March 2020, she has become very skilled at making jam. She lives and works between Rotterdam and Berlin.


All texts by the writer:

Everything Gardens: Working Notes Towards a Solidarity Economy by Marc Herbst and Michelle Teran (with interventions by Lígia Milagres)