Torange Khonsari

London, UK

Torange Khonsari is cofounder and director of the art and architecture practice public works since 2004, an interdisciplinary practice working on the threshold of participatory and performative art, architecture, anthropology and politics. Her projects directly impact public space, working with local organizations, communities, government bodies and stakeholders. She is course leader of Design for Cultural Commons Masters at The Cass (London Metropolitan University) and has taught at universities such as UMA school of architecture in Sweden, Royal College of Art in London and at the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She recently delivered a TEDx talk on Harnessing the Power of Civic Commons.