shruthi venkat

shruthi is a designer, researcher and artist. currently working as a new technologies researcher at erasmusx, erasmus university rotterdam 

about me


“Exploring shared understandings of upcoming AI systems through design”

My master’s thesis was conducted over a period of 6 months in collaboration with DCODE Network and FreedomLab. The final report can be found here. 

Check your technoprivilege

During my internship at next nature network, i was the design assistant on the check your technoprivilege project which was displayed at the dutch design week’22. you can check your technoprivilege here!

More than human conversation starters

As a part of a research team at TU Delft, I worked on creating conversational agents that were displayed at the dutch design week’22. A research paper about the same was published at CHI’23.

Code 2022

Selected as a resident to work on topics of reclaiming digital agency and digital rights in 2022.
- Finished the residency with Heli-AI, a fictional product about AI- interpersonal communication.
- Presented at ARS Electronica’22

Slow studio

During my time at slow studio, I worked on different forms of representing data.


Projects on deep ecology principles, fertility treatments, driver monitoring systems and human- tech interactions

I am a designer, researcher & an avid futuristI am a work in progress, much like this website