ArtEverywhere

Where would teens like to see public art in the City of West Hollywood? ArtEverywhere aimed to explore an expanded definition of data visualization and reflect upon concepts of democratic cultural production and art in public spaces for WehoArts: the Plan. I was commissioned to create images to be printed or released online using data…

Convivial Strategies @ Equity Summit 2019

Activity 1 and Activity 2 of Convivial Strategies was a way to record the voices and experiences of County of Los Angeles leadership and staff working on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion issues as part of the LA County Equity Summit 2019. The goal was to kickstart the LA County Department of Arts And Culture’s new…

Community Science Forum

SuperCommunity worked with the Public Lab to redesigned multiple publications, including the Community Science Forum, a zine/research journal with the latest in the DIY environmental science sphere.

Global Open Science Hardware Roadmap

What can open-source designs, collaborative research, and new manufacturing techniques unlock in the near future? The Gathering for Open Science Hardware (GOSH) is a diverse, global community working to enhance the sharing of open, scientific technologies. The Global Open Science Hardware Roadmap report compiled by over 100 researchers, engineers, educators, entrepreneurs, and community organizers from…

Talleres Públicos Yes to ADU

The workshop explored the elements of what makes a house feel like a home hosted by Big City Forum and the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture Civic Art Program.

PathHack

a fun afternoon of free STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) workshops to create a community-inspired safe zone for pedestrians on the The Los Angeles River Trail (Greenway/Bike Path). In partnership with the Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch in collaboration with the Center for Performance and Civic Practice.

Collaborative Stations

The Social Design Toolkit is a critical speculative design object. Was created as a guide for the community leader in Latin America who want to use post-colonial theory to help social designers understand how neoliberalism promotes unequal power dynamics. Collaborative Stations provided a hands-on work experience complementary to the toolkit. The strategy was to create…

Sunline Transit

While at CivicConnect, Maria worked with the SunLine Marketing team on the SunLine Transit Agency website redesign.