Ed Keller is a transdisciplinary designer, writer, and musician. He is Associate Dean of Distributed Learning and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design, and Associate Professor in Parsons’ School of Design Strategies. Prior to joining Parsons, he taught at the Columbia GSAPP [1998-2010] and SCIArc [2004-09].
With Carla Leitao, Ed co-founded AUM Studio [2003-present], an architecture and new media firm that has produced residential projects in Europe, award winning competitions, expanded cinema and locative media projects. AUM Studio’s work has been exhibited and published internationally. He has spoken at conferences including Humanity+@Parsons , Cyclonopedia [The New School 2011], Design and Existential Risk [Parsons 2010], Research Practice [Cal Poly Pomona 2009], Temporalism [Cornell 2007], Ineffable [CCNY 2007], Action Cut Micro Cut [Columbia GSAPP 2007], and Becoming Architect: XXI Century [La Sapienza, Rome 2005].
Ed has been an avid rock climber for over 30 years.