Maja Kuzmanović is a transdisciplinary artist, experience designer, writer, speaker and process facilitator with a fondness for contemplation, cultivation, and futurecrafting. Maja considers life itself as her artistic medium. In recent years, her embodied experience of living with uncertainty has become the core of her creative practice. Maja is the co-founder of FoAM, a network of labs at the interstices of art, science, nature and everyday life. Together with her partner Nik Gaffney she is currently working in the nomadic cell of the FoAM network.
As part of FoAM, Maja's research and creative projects focus on re-imagining possible futures through artistic experiments. As a response to environmental, social
and cultural turbulence, FoAM inspires and enables participatory co-creation, fostering a sense of agency for people from all walks of life. Guided by the motto “grow your own worlds”, FoAM has successfully realized hundreds of collaborative projects, across sectors and cultures. FoAM's work has been presented at venues worldwide, including The Gulbenkian Foundation, Transmediale, V&A, Pixelache, Z33, Vooruit, The Experimental Arts Foundation and Ars Electronica. Maja’s role at FoAM, her particular approach to people and technology has been recognized by the MIT's
Technology Review and the World Economic Forum, awarding her the titles of Top 100 Young Innovator and Young Global Leader. Maja's academic background is in design futures, storytelling, interactive media and transdisciplinary leadership.