Paul Pangaro

lives and works in
United States
Role at the ZKM
in the collection

Paul Pangaro is Professor of the Practice in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and President of the American Society for Cybernetics. His career spans startups, teaching, performance, and consulting. He has been applying models of conversation to interaction design and organizational design since his Ph.D. in Cybernetics (Brunel UK) with Gordon Pask. With TJ McLeish he replicated Pask’s »Colloquy of Mobiles«, now part of the permanent collection at the ZKM Museum. His researching and making is grounded in the twin concepts of »design for conversation« and »design as conversation.« He is currently leading the #NewMacy initiative in response to the pandemic of today’s AI algorithms. His work can be found at”