Ollie Palmer is a designer and artist based in London. His work has been exhibited in major institutions (V&A Museum, the Science Museum’s Museum of Science and Industry, London Zoo) as well as featured on many media outlets (BBC News, Radio 4, New Scientist, Wired Magazine). In 2009, his work with the Open_Sailing project won the Ars Electronica [next big idea] award. In between design projects, he has travelled around the world solo, hitchhiked across Iceland and taught IT in the Amazon jungle. He has taught in the Interactive Architecture Lab at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL and at the Architectural Association Visiting School, but is currently taking a break from teaching to work on an AHRC-funded PhD by Design entitled The Absurd in the Man and the Machine.