I believe that design and content need to be:
a catalyst for social change, accessible for all, and sensitive to cultural and historical context. But advocacy doesn't exist in a vacuum. I would love to hear what you are fighting for.
I work to make digital, print, and user experience design more accessible and inclusive for all. I'm currently focusing on civic tech, participatory design, community ownership, and design research. All projects listed below are done in collaboration with the many talented people that I've had the honor to learn from and work alongside.
My Approach and Services
We make the most sustainable impact when we combine participatory design and community building in our digital strategy. I apply distributed organizing and intersectionality methodologies in all of my work. My goal is to center the needs and expertise of community members that are closest to the problem and solution.
In an effort to make machine learning more accessible, I'm attempting to train neural networks American Sign Language using ML5.
In reaction to the current immigration policies, I'm working on a series of wearable tech to explore the weight carried by undocumented immigrants in their journey traveling to the United States—what they brought along and what they left behind.
The audio file consists of stories and sounds that evoke memories of home for the narrator. GPS can be turned on or off in case of ICE raids, arrests, deportation, and detention. GPS location report will be sent to the narrator’s listed emergency contact(s) to notify partners, family members, and/or friends of their whereabouts.
Material: Fabric, threads, GPS tracker, MP3 audio
LET'S WORK TOGETHER
Have thoughts on how we can work together or feedback on your user experience? You can email me at Lncnguyen@gmail.com and I will reply to you shortly.