Alice D. Peinado
is an Italian-Venezuelan anthropologist who settled in Paris, France, after traveling the world over. Her research and practice deal with issues related to design theory and practice and the role of anthropologists within design lead projects, as well as explorations of the links between ethnographic research and artistic practices. Alice is a co-founder of the Organe de Concretisation de Recherche, a collective bringing together two artists, a curator and an anthropologist. She was the Chair of the Design Management Department at L’Ecole Parsons à Paris and Director of Education of the Istituto Marangoni Fashion School in Paris. She is currently a freelance consultant in Design and Business Anthropology and a Visiting Professor at Strate College and INSEEC in Paris.