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Lucy McRae

Australia & United Kingdom

Lucy McRae is a sci-fi artist, film director and body architect, placing the human body in complex, futuristic scenarios that confound the boundaries between the natural and artificial. Trained in classical ballet and interior design, her approach is to influence culture by exploring scientific breakthroughs relating to health and the human body, while providing a feminine point of view on emerging technology.

McRae’s award-winning science fiction artworks have been developed in collaboration with leading institutes including NASA, MIT and Ars Electronica. Her work has been exhibited at the London Science Museum, Centre Pompidou and the Venice Biennale. McRae has consulted with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Intel and Aesop on the cultural impacts that emerging technologies will have on future lifestyles. She has also spoken and taught masterclasses on these themes at events around the world including TED Talks, WIRED Health, the Royal College of Art, Central St Martins, RMIT University, and most recently at MIT’s Being Material conference in 2017.