Ege Kökel is a designer and researcher with an interest in more-than-human perspectives. Currently, she is doing a PhD at the Department of Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology. She is also the co-founder of the art and design collective Danube Transformation Agency for Agency (DTAFA), which provides services and mediations between Danubian species.

Before starting her PhD, she was working on various projects as an independent designer and as part of a science communication company specialised in synthetic biology projects funded by the EU – Horizon 2020. In 2019 she received her master’s degree in Industrial Design/Design Investigations from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

She was awarded the kültüř gemma! Fellowship and exhibited her work internationally, including at the Center for Book Arts in New York (USA), Zone2Source in Amsterdam (NL), Global Grad Show in Dubai (UAE) and the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna (AT). Her work has been featured in various media platforms such as dezeen, the Brooklyn Rail, DAZED, die Presse and ö1.