Gemma Copeland

Gemma Copeland is a designer and researcher. Her work centres on developing new models for living and working collaboratively, building communities, and imagining post-growth futures. She is a member of Common Knowledge, a not-for-profit worker cooperative that works with political organisations on their digital strategy. She supports these groups by designing digital tools and identities, conducting research, providing strategic advice and facilitating workshops. Previously, she helped organise groups like the United Voices of the World’s Designers & Cultural Workers branch and the design collective Evening Class. She has worked at design studios in the UK, The Netherlands and Australia, mainly on projects within the cultural sector. She has done talks and workshops at University of Cambridge, Central St Martins, London College of Communication, Kingston School of Art, Rhode Island School of Design and Parsons School of Design. She is currently based in Lisbon, Portugal.