Digital Death

Dr Stacey Pitsillides is a Lecturer in Design at the University of Greenwich. Her research actively inquires into how co-design can engage publics to speculatively explore their own mortality and legacy. Stacey's research is grounded in breaking down hierarchies between designers, institutions and users. Through a mix of ethnography, cultural probes and participatory design methods, she has collaborated with hospices, festivals, libraries and galleries to curate a range of interactive events aimed at specific communities e.g. tech innovators, educators and bereaved family members. She is also a public advocate for designing human-centred technologies with death in mind and has written broadly on the topic of death and digitality.

  • DORS (Death Online Research Symposium)
  • BDS (Body>Data>Space collective)
  • DIGMEX network
  • The Thursday Club Goldsmiths Digital Studios
  • ASDS (The Association for the Study of Death and Society)

Selected Press & Interviews