Danne Ojeda is Associate Professor in the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Danné’s work engages contemporary communication design, art practice and theory. She has worked as a Professor of Art History at the Higher Institute for the Arts in Havana, Cuba. (1996–2000). She was a UNESCO research fellow at the Jan van Eyck Academy, Post-Academic Institute for Research and Production in Fine Art, Design and Theory, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2001–2003). She taught graphic design at the Modern International Art and Design Academy, Chongqing Technology and Business University, China (2006–2008).
In 2003, she founded d-file studio in Amsterdam, —a platform for concept and project development in the areas of visual art, design and theory—, from which she has mainly worked for and collaborated with cultural institutions that include the Singapore Art Museum (SAM), the Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, the National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico, among others.
Danne has exhibited her work internationally. She has also published, lectured on and curated exhibitions related to contemporary art and design. Her design works have been recognized with the Chicago Athenaeum—Good Design Awards (US), Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (DE), IF International Forum Design Award (DE), A’ (A-PRIME) Design Award (IT), IDA International Design Awards (US), among others. Her complete publication and exhibition design oeuvre commissioned by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) was awarded Asia’s Top Designers Award, Singapore Design Award 2014.