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J.R. Osborn

J.R. Osborn is a scholar and experimentalist of communication. His work explores media history, design, semiotics, communication technologies, and aesthetics with a regional focus of the Middle East and Africa. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Georgetown University’s Communication, Culture, & Technology (CCT) Program and Co-Director of Georgetown’s Technology Design Studio. In the past, he has taught, worked, and studied in Jordan, Yemen, Turkey, Mexico, Zimbabwe, the U.A.E, and Switzerland. J.R. enjoys dreaming abstractly and communicating materially.

7 months ago


Media, Script, Type, Diagrams, Museums, Reflexivity, Islamic Art, African Art, Graphic Design, Semiotics, Retrofuturology, History of Technology, Comparative Media, Aesthetics, Comic Books