Areas of Expertise
Equalities Design (Access, Inclusion and Belonging pathway), Human Centred Design (People and Planet), Information Experience Design (Multi-modal)
Natasha is an Equalities Designer and Researcher With an MA in Information Experience Design from the Royal College of Art (RCA), she has a background in Inclusive Design, Data Systems analysis from Oxford, coupled with expertise in access and inclusion.
Natasha’s practice explores extending the frontiers of knowledge around mental difference, which includes non-typical bodyminds, ways of being and marginalised experiences, in addition to also reframing mainstream notions of equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion. This is done via an intersectional design lens; involving the forming of physical interactions, investigative play through to policy design. Natasha has gone on to exhibit widely and create workshops at cultural establishments including The V&A, National Gallery and Tate Modern. A Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, member of the Chartered Society of Designers, and a member of the Institute of Equality, Diversity Practitioners (MIEDP). Currently, an artist in residence at Somerset House’s studio 48, a consultant for Wellcome, sitting on the WCIT Advisory panel and a Co-Developer for Wellcome Collections Social Justice Curriculum.
Natasha has been selected as a 10×10 emerging Artist by the British council, named on the Shaw Trust Power list Top 100 Influential Disabled People 2019 & 2020, going on to become a judge and panel member of the Shaw Trust Power 100 in 2021, and nominated for Genius Within’ Stereotype Buster award 2022.