Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, and professor at Olin College of Engineering, outside Boston, where she runs the Adaptation + Ability Group.

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Sara’s recent work includes collaborative public art and social design that engages the human body, technology, and the politics of disability. She frequently writes and lectures on prosthetics, disability studies, hybrid art-engineering practices, critical design, and related topics. Her first book, on the unexpected places where disability is at the heart of design in everyday objects and environments, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. She lives in Cambridge, Mass., with her husband and three children.

Downloadable portfolio pdf is here; CV is here.