1. médialab Sciences Po
  2. Team
  3. Nicolas Nova
Nicolas Nova profile picture

Nicolas Nova

Former member

Combining social sciences and design, I conduct anthropological enquiries about digital cultures.


Former associate member

Nicolas Nova is an ethnographer and multi-disciplinary researcher,  working both as co-founder of The Near Future Laboratory, a design  fiction consultancy based in Europe and California, and Associate  Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD – Genève). He  holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from the Swiss Institute of  Technology (EPFL, Switzerland), as well as another PhD in Social  Sciences from University of Geneva. He taught previously in various  institutions such as Art Center College of Design (Pasadena,  Californie), ENSCI-Les Ateliers (France), Politecnico di Milano (Italy)  and Die Angewandte (Austria). His work lies at the intersection of  social sciences, digital technologies and design.