Prathima Muniyappa

Designer, Conservator


Prathima Muniyappa is a designer, conservator and a research assistant for the MIT Media Lab Space Enabled research group. She is a PHD candidate in the Media Arts and Sciences. She is interested in addressing issues of social justice, democratic access for historically marginalized communities and enabling indigenous agency.

Her research investigates alternative cosmologies and cultural ontologies for their potential to contribute to emerging discourse on techno-imaginaries in the realm of space exploration, synthetic biology and extended intelligence.