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LILLY LAM

social designer/ project manager/ design researcher email: lillian.lam@gmail.com website: www.lillylam.com phone: 917 882 5675

EDUCATION This CV themes:

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Art History Teaching Design Project Management

Gerrit Rietveld Academie New York University

2009-2012 Bachelors of Design

AMSTERDAM

designLAB department Public Space/Social Design 2002-2006 Bachelors of Fine Arts

NEW YORK

Art History Major Studio Art Minor

EXPERIENCE 2012 July- 2013 March

Play the City

AMSTERDAM

(PROJECT MANAGER) Majority Report: created a working database of Interactive city-making apps. Developed a workshop for students of architecture and urban planning, and proposed projects for Amsterdam Smart City. ISTANBUL (DESIGNER) If I were the Mayor,,,: designed, set up and ran a poll during the Istanbul Design Biennale for citizens of Istanbul to vote on pressing matters of the city using RFID-based technology. AMSTERDAM (INTERN) Project management for Re-Play Noord! as part of Building the Shared City Conference. This was a serious game which brought stakeholders and citizens together to devise a new plan for Amsterdam North.

Partizan Publik Makkink & Bey Studio Studio Drift

2011 August-December

AMSTERDAM

(INTERN) Designed, set up. and managed a pop-up store that served as the campaign headquarters for Movember Netherlands in the Magna Plaza.

2012 January

ROTTERDAM

(FREELANCE DESIGNER) Contributed to the production of display windows for the Hermes Maison Tokyo building. This included sewing images of traditional Japanese drawings onto felt.

2010 August-2012 August

AMSTERDAM

(FREELANCE DESIGNER) Creation of dandelion LED lights for Studio Drift's Fragile Futures light installations.


PROGRAMS

EXPERIENCE (cont.)

Shogakkukan Productions JET Programme NYU Stern Development Department

2007 September-2008 August

TOKYO

(TEACHER) Using arts and crafts, song, and games to teach English to children between the ages of 1 and 6.

2007 August-2008 August

FUKUOKA

(TEACHER) Teaching English in elementary schools, a junior high school and community center.

2003 October-2006 May

NEW YORK

(OFFICE ASSISTANT) Office organization, data entry and management of donor database.

Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Powerpoint Social Media Platforms Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom Rhino 3D Sketch Up Form Z iMovie LANGUAGES

INTERESTS Art as Social Practice

Urbanism/Urban Planning

Illustration

Graphic Design

Digital/Analog Photography

Architecture/Public Space

Native English Conversational Mandarin Chinese Elementary Japanese

RELEVANT COURSE WORK 2012 July

Re:VISION Zuidas

As a critique on the empty promises involved in the politics of city planning, the Vision Document of the Zuidas area of Amsterdam was used to highlight the dangers of over-ambitious plans.

2011 February

Jump the City Ancien Abattoirs Curatorship Symposium

Take on Me (take me on)

AMSTERDAM

AMSTERDAM

For a competition organized by Paradiso, a cultural organization of Amsterdam, a proposal was created for a trampoline landscape to break up the horizontal movement of the city and introduce an element of fun in the over-controlled setting,

2011 April

CASABLANCA

On-site research and contact with the local community was the core of the project where the assignment was to build a playground for neighborhood children in the cultural center of Casablanca.

2010 March

AMSTERDAM

The designLAB department, in collaboration with artist Martijn Engelbrecht, was asked to design the space for artists and guests of the Curatorship Symposium in the Basis Buro.

2009 October

EINDHOVEN

During the Dutch Design Week, the students of the designLAB department were producing 'design criticism' as a living exhibition in the Van Abbe Museum.

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