Patricia Ribault is Professor of Performative Design Research at the weißensee kunsthochschule Berlin and Principal Investigator of the "Matters of Activity" Cluster of Excellence at Berlin's Humboldt University. She began her career by studying applied arts and ceramics in Paris and apprenticing as a glassblower in England, Murano and Tunisia.
She co-edited Essais de Bricologie with Thomas Golsenne (EHESS, 2015) and edited a book entitled Design, Gestaltung, Formatività. Philosophies of Making (Birkhäuser, 2022). His research focuses on the body, gesture, work, technology, art and design, as well as interspecificity and post-humanism.