Vivien Tauchmann is a designer and researcher, exploring sociopolitical relations with an embodied and kinaesthetic approach. She graduated from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Schneeberg and with a master’s in social design from Design Academy Eindhoven. Her on-going project “Self-as-other-Trainings” was part of different workshops presented at the Festival Schule Fundamental (Bauhaus Dessau), INSIST 2 (KU Leuven), the new local (Brussels) and the 4th Istanbul Design Biennal – A School of Schools among others. She participated in Add to The Cake at Kunstgewerbemuseum Dresden and the Junior Design Research Assembly at HKB, Bern with “Exercise to Unlearn the Canon”. Vivien is Founder of the United Negotiation of Otherness, a collective developing performative formats to challenge predominant power relations. Besides, she is active for public outreach at ENS e.V. (Developmental Policy Network Saxony), Alliance Against Racism Saxony, and Clean Clothes Campaign Germany.