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Fattori McKenna

DPhil Student

Fattori McKenna

DPhil Student

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Fattori’s work focuses on the materialism of the blockchain and the lived experience of decentralised technologies, specifically through the theoretical lens of social reproduction and autonomism.

Prior to the DPhil, Fattori completed the MSc in Social Science of the Internet at the OII, documenting the experience of labour among Non-Fungible Token artists. She also holds an MA degree from The New School, where her research focused on technopolitical interventions in the U.S. desert region, and a BA in History of Art from Oxford. Her research has been published in the Routledge publication, The Culture of Nature in the History of Design.

Fattori has previously worked in industry as a semiotician, brand strategist and curator, in New York, London and Helsinki. Fattori’s MSc and DPhil research is funded by the ESRC Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership 2021-25. She is a St. Catherine’s College Humanities scholar.

Positions at the OII

  • DPhil Student, October 2022 -
  • MSc Student, September 2021 - August 2022