Talks

 

@LucyMcRae is a global thought leader encouraging scientific conversation around the slipperiness of where science and tech meet the body, asking – "What makes us Human”?

 

Workshops

Lucy designs workshops and masterclasses that engage the tools of science fiction to explore the impact technology has on human nature. She has run academic, public and corporate workshops for international design, technology and architecture schools including Royal College of Art, Central St Martins, Hyper Island, Bartlett, Design Academy, Kolding Design School, Art Ez, RMIT, AA and MIT Media Lab. Lucy is a visiting Professor at SCI_Arc running a Fall studio on the Next Human Era.

“I am willing to go far, for an experience or understanding and look to complex problems faced by scientists, physicists and mathematicians – the further out the better"

Consultancy

Lucy has a track record of bringing innovation to life, evidenced through her role as senior consultant at Philips. Her expertise and capabilities bring a feminine point of view on scientific breakthroughs related to health and the human body, exploring the cultural impacts emerging technologies have on future lifestyles.

Over the last 15 years, she has become a cultural influencer, female role model and thought leader committed to sharing knowledge and her ways of working and has consulted with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Intel and Aesop. 

“Clients come to Lucy for her unique vision and ability to bring life to something that does not exist yet”


TED Fellow How technology transforms the body

Taking audiences on a moving image adventure, Lucy introduces the concept of eating technology and how a Swallowable Perfume could change the way we breed.


Wired Health How art and chaos can help businesses innovate

Lucy urged Wired audiences to operate more like artistic studios, demonstrating from her experience how art and chaos can help innovate business beyond intended goals.

  Tribeca Film Festival  Keynote  "Lucy blew our minds in a keynote that went in-depth on the strides being made by McRae and her collaborators to understand the body amid the dawn of artificial sensitivity. McRae's endeavors stretch far enough that she's envisioning new, lab-based ways of birthing  in space , challenging long-held conceptions of motherhood both on Earth and beyond".

Tribeca Film Festival Keynote

"Lucy blew our minds in a keynote that went in-depth on the strides being made by McRae and her collaborators to understand the body amid the dawn of artificial sensitivity. McRae's endeavors stretch far enough that she's envisioning new, lab-based ways of birthing in space, challenging long-held conceptions of motherhood both on Earth and beyond".

   M   IT  Being Material  Presenting alongside biologist Christina Agapakis, asking; " Do we become technology when our genes are edited ?  Is a spaceship a wearable ?  Is CRISPR wearable technology ?  When tech meets the body, does the body become technology itself?  Ushering a feminine, messy, visceral technology that is steered by intuition and uncertainty.

MIT Being Material

Presenting alongside biologist Christina Agapakis, asking; "Do we become technology when our genes are edited? Is a spaceship a wearable? Is CRISPR wearable technology? When tech meets the body, does the body become technology itself? Ushering a feminine, messy, visceral technology that is steered by intuition and uncertainty.

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