About the speaker
Kate Bingaman-Burt has been making work about consumption since 2002, teaching since 2004 and drawing until her hand cramps since 2006.
Her first book, Obsessive Consumption: What Did You Buy Today?, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2010. She’s an Assistant Professor and the program co-coordinator of Graphic Design at Portland State University, and she also makes piles of work about consumerism: zines! pillows! dresses! drawings! paper chains! photos! Along with being an educator and illustrator, she is also sometimes a curator, author, speaker and workshop giver.
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You should start projects because you feel like you are going to either explode, or vomit, or both. You’ve gotta have that kind of burning desire in your stomach to do it. — Kate Bingaman-Burt