Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena

Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena

Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena (she/her) is a doctoral candidate at Umeå Institute of Design and Umeå Centre for Gender Studies. Her PhD research project focuses on how design museums can be disentangled from oppressive systems like patriarchy so that they become able to support change towards more justice. Before starting her PhD, she worked as a freelance journalist and educator in the design field. From 2012 to 2014 she was a member of the editorial team of German design magazine form. She holds a Master's degree in Design Curating and Writing from the Design Academy Eindhoven, and a Bachelor's degree in Communication Design from the Academy of Visual Arts, Frankfurt/Main. Anja Neidhardt-Mokoena grew up in Hessen, Germany.