Christian Nold is an artist, designer and educator working to develop new participatory models for communal representation. In 2001 he wrote the well received book ‘Mobile Vulgus’, which examined the history of the political crowd and which set the tone for his research into participatory mapping. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2004, Christian has led a number of large scale participatory projects and worked with a team on diverse academic research projects. In particular his ‘Bio Mapping’ project has received large amounts of international publicity and been staged in 16 different countries and over 1500 people have taken part in workshops and exhibitions.
In 2007, Christian Nold founded Softhook Design which is now providing large scale public discussion projects such as the TownToolkit. Christian Nold teaches at the Bartlett, University College London and is a guest lecturer at Aalborg University Denmark and an active member of the Council for the Internet of Things.