2023 SFO Museum Student Gallery: Machinic Modernity exhibit with Celia Ziyan Cai’s Constitution
2022 CCA MFAdesign: Machinic Modernity, design and more-than-human worlds / contemporary design through philosophical perspectives
2021 SOF, American Academy in Rome: Salone! held in Brooklyn, NY: screening SenseFactory
2021 CCA MFAdesign: Machinic Modernity, The Self & The Non-human worlds / contemporary design through philosophical perspectives
2021 Driving the Human, Berlin: intervention Dissuasion Engine
2020 Laznia Centre for Contemporary Arts, PL: exhibit Sensory Orders
2020 CCA MFAdesign: Machinic Modernity, the Non-human & the Self / exploring contemporary design through philosophical perspectives
2019 Muffatwerk, Munich + Dive–Festival, Schauspielhaus, Bochum DE : performance installation SENSEFACTORY
2019 Non Human Centered Design : lecture AGI-OPEN 2019, NL, also presented at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht
2018 Americans for the Arts : award Certificate of Recognition, Public Art Network for StreetTALK
2018 SFMOMA : exhibit Designed in California, curated by Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher
2018 Petaluma Arts Center : exhibit Power of Ten: Scaling Up, curated by Llisa Demetrios
2018 Petalumagic : participatory installation
2018 CCA (SF & Paris) : workshops & classes urban communications, iconography, time-based media and questions of representation (2011-18)
2018 Stedelijk Museum-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands : exhibit California: Designing Freedom
2017 Helsinki Design Museum, Finland : exhibit California: Designing Freedom
2017 Design Museum, London : exhibit California: Designing Freedom, curated by Brendan McGetrick & Justin McGuirk
2017 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing : permanent installation 22 STEPS
2017 ESAD, St Etienne : jury DNSEP (bac +5, certified Master) Design Média thesis, presentations and exhibits
2017 StreeTALK: participatory installation Code:ART, Palo Alto
2016 Livewired in SFMOMA : exhibit Typeface to Interface, curated by Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher
2016 Parsons, Paris & ESAD, Amiens : lecture “the Post-image” exploring the new nature ways to relate image and design
2016 ISEA2016 / ICC tower, Hong Kong : installation Counterpolis, Honorable Mention
2016 Becoming a Graphic and Digital Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design: publication by Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne
2015 AGI-NL, Amsterdam : lecture “Here Come Robots” exploring the nature of image today
2015 Paris In Motion : workshop Collaborative course in Paris, for CCA, with MICA
2014 medialibre.info : interview Centre des Récollets (our Summer residency for CCA) talking about the Center & local culture
2014 étapes magazine #221 [essay] “Repenser Les Medias“: commenting on the impact of new media on design (in French)
2013 The Basel School of Design : lecture “Cave To Cloud” exploring the modalities of today’s”image”
2013 étapes magazine #211 : feature “L’Image En Suspens”: discussing recent projects and changes in the world of design
2013 PRINT magazine : interview The Fifth Dimension with Steven Heller
2013 AnimationByDesign : workshop Our 2013 program will focus on exploring the city through its temporalities
2013 American Academy in Rome : installations Cinque Mostre will include Dinner Conversation & ScalaCupola
2012 Villa Aurelia : installation Nuova Consonanza including Facsimile: “we need not destroy the past—it is gone”
2012 American Academy in Rome : lecture “From Stones To Cloud: the entropy of image”
2012 The 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale : award SpontaneousInterventions/the U.S. Pavilion wins Special Mention
2012 APR Rome Prize : award Adigard selected for a 2012-2013 design fellowship
2011 SEP AGI 2012 Special Project : print visual commentary on the uncertain future of bees, agriculture and pollination
2011 SEP Bits to Pieces : interview on the challenges of archiving design projects ~ a project by Karin van der Heiden
2011 JUL CCA Studies Abroad : workshop Biometric City (based in Centre des Recollets) explores urban patterns in Paris
2011 CCA JUN Summer Design Intensive : workshop combining daily news and street design interventions
2011 MAY agIdeas + AGDA : lecture Melbourne & Sydney ~ emerging issues in 21st century design
2011 MAY Pasadena Museum of California Art : exhibit Getting Upper (an alphabet exhibit) – the letter “O”
2010 JUL Graphisme En France 2010-2011 : inclusion various designs
2010 APR MacArthur Fellows Program : Nominator
2010 MAR Canadian Centre for Architecture : lecture/panel “Ephemeral City”
2010 MAR Concordia University, Montreal : lecture A shift of emphasis: from forms to systems
2010 FEB University of San Francisco : lecture The Temporality of Built Space
2009 SEP The Wellcome Trust, London : acquisitions Qaction posters from our 1995 campaigns
2009 JUL Stanford Library : acquisitions Qaction posters from our 1996 campaigns
2009 JUL Rhizome : interview of Erik Adigard By John Alderman – also in arte10.com
2009 MAY Clone magazine : interview of Erik Adigard on the state of design in California
2009 MAY Adbusters : inclusion of Fuelicide poster
2009 MAR NetDiver : jury, 10th anniversary
2009 FEB BAM/PFA : interview, AirXY at the Architecture Venice Biennale
2009 FEB World Architecture : interview by Therese Tierney, AirXY at the Architecture Venice Biennale
2009 FEB UC Berkeley, Center for New Media : lecture “Stone2Cloud: design, from immaterial to rematerial”
2009 JAN Autodesk : lecture “Tangle Of Affinities”
2008 NOV Academy of Art University : lecture “Designing Idealism”
2008 OCT Digicult : interview (in italian), AirXY at the Architecture Venice Biennale
2008 SEP designboom : feature on AirXY at the Architecture Venice Biennale
2008 SEP Venice Biennale : presentation & panel / moderated by Jefferey Kipnis
2008 The 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale : multimedia installation commissioned for the Corderia
2008 JUN Academy of Art University : jury for new media masters program
07-09 Museum voor Communicatie, NL : Eye Opener exhibit / includes 100s of designs from Catalysts!
2008 OCT Stewart Program for Modern Design in Montreal : aquisition / Fuelicide poster
07-08 Dualterm : installation running simultaneously in Second Life & Toronto’s international airport
2007 NOV Surface magazine : feature on Dualterm and the cultural significance of 3D worlds
2007 OCT Tactile : book Die Gestalten Verlog features Life Vest
2007 SEP A Man With a Movie Camera : video / a collaborative recut of Vertov’s 1929 seminal film
2007 JUN Étapes magazine  [visual/text essay] “10 thoughts on the desktop” w/John Alderman
2007 JUN Adobe Design Achievement Awards : Erik selected corporate advisory board member
2006 NOV Metropolis, Hand & Interface : chapter written by Erik for Jean-Benoit Levy’s Handbook
2006 SEP Orange : MarCamp presentation on the visual vernacular of mobile media
2006 MAY Pecha-Kucha : a speed lecture on the catalysts!/engage exhibit
2006 MAY BoingBoing : features the ’06 IA Summit Exploding TV poster
2006 JUL The4thScreen : cellphone videos shown at Scanners: 2006 New York Video Festival
2006 JUN Spoken with Eyes: : ADAC exhibit with 4 M-A-D projects – Also in permanent collection
2006 APR Tsunami ying-yang icon: in Milan’s Salone del Mobile Behind The Scene exhibit
2005 DEC Meggs’ History of Graphic Design : publication includes three M-A-D projects
2005 NOV Designing for Small Screens: Mobile phones, PDAs,… : book features XYwatch
2005 NOV ExperimentaDesign, Lisbon Biennale : Catalysts!/Engage installations with 500 projects
2005 OCT Bay Area Furniture Art 2005 : Blue Room Gallery, with Erik’s participation as co-curator
2005 OCT étapes:international [essay] “From Photoshop To Google” by Erik
2005 SEP Catalysts! magazine [visual essay] on the theme of mobilism by Erik
2005 JUN Cumulus, Lisbon : workshop by Erik Adigard & Max Bruinsma: City Bytes: The Urban Script
2005 MAY étapes 119  [1310-word essay] on new design methodologies by Erik
2005 APR 401 Design Meditation   [visual essay] Wisdom Insights, and Intriguing Thoughts by Erik
2005 MAY Center for Architecture, NYC : “Value Meal: Design and (over)Eating” / exhibit / Dorito Project
2005 MAY International Festival of Chaumont : presentation & panel on the evolution of tools and forms
2004 NOV St Etienne International Design Biennale : video & concept product for the Dorito Project
2004 NOV AIGA Grown In California : award / exhibit for Fuelicide poster
2004 JUN Loudpaper : text/visual essay by Erik Adigard+Chris Salter on Chronopolis: Inhabiting Time (PDF)
2004 MAY AIGA Design Competition : jury
2004 APR TheLAB gallery : exhibit of the Dorito Clock
2004 APR HOW International Design Competition : jury
2004 MAR Architecture and Design in America : with texts/visual essays from Architecture Must Burn
2003 DEC Graphis348 : feature article on M-A-D’s identity design for IBM software, by Ken Coupland
2003 NOV Étapes magazine : text/visual essay by Erik Adigard+Patricia McShane
2003 NOV Digital Colour for the Internet and Other Media : features Madscroll
2003 SEP Étapes magazine : visual essay by Erik
2003 AUG WADC : awards for Madscroll and Fuelicide sign
2003 AUG Seybold : presentation & panel on current issues of branding
2003 MAY Designer & Designer: M.A.D. : monograph published by Pyramyd
2003 APR Étapes 95 : cover
2003 MAR Graphic Design For The 21st Century : book published by Taschen
2003 FEB ID magazine : article on Chronopolis: Resetting the Clock, by Ken Coupland
2003 AIGA : award best 100 for Madscroll
2003 HOW : award Self-Promotion Annual, Outstanding Achievement
2003 SFMOMA : exhibit on “The Art of Design.” Wired spread + Wired stock certificate
2002 DEC Exploratorium, San Francisco : Teleopolis, multimedia installation: IconCity
2002 SEP Le Monde : Chronopolis at Villette Numerique
2002 SEP TF1 : Chronopolis at Villette Numerique, TV segment
2002 SEP Elektrophonie, France Culture : Chronopolis at Villette Numerique, radio interview
2002 OCT Muffathalle, Munich : Installation, Chronopolis, Goethe Forum
2002 SEP Parc de La Villette, Paris : Installation in the Grand Halle, Chronopolis
2002 Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal : acquisition poster: Design Digital: the Mouse, the House & the City
2002 JUL ID magazine : jury multimedia competition
2002 Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellowship : nomination
2002 FEB Denver Art Museum “US Design 1975-2000” : exhibit includes M-A-D designs
2002 FEB Metropolis : article Screen Shots, Chronopolis by Ken Coupland
2001 NOV SF Art Institute : Digital Dialogues, lecture
2001 OCT Étapes:77 : San Francisco Design, feature by Vanina Pinter
2001 OCT TRANS>Launcher : collaborative thread on the implications of the digital architecture generation
2001 AUG The Education of an E-Designer / Steven Heller : Essay: Speculative Art or Experimental Business by Erik
2001 JUL American Center for Design : jury
2001 MAR SFMOMA : Art Sandwiched In* with Benjamin Weil, curator and David Ross, director
2001 FEB SFMOMA : SiteStreaming and lecture with Aaron Betsky, curator of architecture & design
2001 JAN Wired magazine : panel on good, bad & ugly design / moderated by Chee Pearlman
2001 JAN Sundance Film Festival : web video screening of Webdreamer
2001 Design A-Z : award
00-01 National Design Award : nomination
2001 SFMOMA : 010101: Art in Technological Times, web commission: Timelocator (view in EI)Urban Center Books
2001 Urban Center Books : panel with Aaron Betsky, Terence Riley, Michael Bell, Reed Kroloff
2000 MAY Architecture Must Burn : published by Thames & Hudson / visual essays, with texts by Aaron Betsky
2000 FEB Impress, Korea : award / Web Design
2000 FEB Novum magazine, Germany : article Techno-look Goes Internet
2000 FEB ADOBE.com : feature on M-A-D
2000 Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, NY : exhibit Triennial, Design Culture Now (Wired spreads)
2000 OCT AIGA, San Francisco : InfoCity lecture
2000 MAY Cooper-Hewitt, NY : Triennial/Reclaiming, lecture
2000 MAY SFMOMA : Webby Prize Symposium, lecture
2000 WebWorks/n, Rockport Publishers : by Ken Coupland
1999 MAY UCON 99 : exhibit Macromedia Conference, Web Design Gallery
1999 OCT Geilo, Norway : Technology & Inspiration, lecture
1999 AUG Page magazine, Germany : Web-Weiser,
1999 JUL PBS Annual Conference : New Media, New Designs, lecture
1999 JUN International Design Conference, Aspen : Design Digital, lectures
1999 MAR Typo99, Berlin : Images + Technology, lectures
1999 MAR Otis College Art & Design : Retrospective, lecture
1999 JAN ID magazine : judging multimedia competition
98-99 ResFest : Webdreamer video screenings in SF, LA, New York and London
1998 Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design : award
1998 SFMOMA : exhibit Funnel, (from permanent collection of Architecture & Design)
1998 NOV GenArt, SF : New Fangles, Webdreamer installation
1998 JUL AIGA, Denver : exhibitEYE-CONS Poster Exhibit, Dolly and ICONTROL
1998 JAN SFMOMA : exhibit LiveWired 1.0, acquisition
1998 Graphic World, Japan : Portfolio, M-A-D
1998 JUN ID magazine : Interactive Media Design Review, Gold Awards
1998 JUN Étapes , France : Total Media, Erik Adigard & Dominique Monrocq
1998 JUN Communication Arts : Technology: M-A-D, by Julie Prendiville Roux
1998 Critique : A Wider Window on the Web, by Ken Coupland
1998 Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design
1998 HOW : Self-Promotion Annual, Outstanding Achievement
1998 ACD Web100 : Winner of Interactive Media competition
1998 ID : Interactive Media Design Review, Gold Award
1998 Publish : Annual Design Award, 1st Place
1998 MAY Publish : 10th Annual Design Awards, 1st Place,
1998 APR HOW : International Design Annual, Microsoft College Recruitment Campaign
1998 SEP Étapes, France : Fuse Conference Review, Adigard & McShane
97-98 SFMOMA : exhibit Wired Magazine Exhibit. Curator: Aaron Betsky
1997 SEP Postmasters, NY : MacClassics, multimedia installation: ascent 3.0
1997 SFMOMA : exhibit Icons: Magnets of Meaning. Digital animation
1997 Limn Gallery, SF : Digital Art, The Next Generation, multimedia installation: O-Station
1996 Cooper-Hewitt, NY : Mixing Messages, Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture, Wired spreads
1996 DEC Dai Nippon Pavilion : exhibit & award Funnel
1996 FEB Postmasters, NY : DiGiT Totem
1997 DEC Graphis Books : Web Design Now, by Ken Coupland
1997 MAR ID : Good Vibrations
1996 FEB Mind Grenades : spreads by M-A-D from 12 issues of Wired, published by HardWired
1996 JUN Page, Germany : Design mit Durchschlagkraft (Design with penetrating power)
1996 APR Blad, Netherlands : M-A-D
1996 FEB Graphis : Idiosyncratic Vision, by Ken Coupland,
1996 Dai Nippon Pavilion, Japan : $10,000 cash award
1995 DEC SF Examiner Magazine : Online Design, M-A-D.com & funnel.com
1995 Interlink, Japan : Illustrators in America
1995 Peachpit Press : The Illustrator Wow! Book, by Sharon Steuer
1995 MA&D 14, Sweden : M-A-D
1995 DEC AIGA Journal v12 #4 : Absolut Individuals, by Moira Cullen
1994 SuperDesigning#4, Japan : M-A-D
1994 NOV BAT, France [feature article] M-A-D
1994 JUL AIGA, Park City, Utah : Digital Imagery, lectures
1994 JAN MdN, Japan [feature article] “M-A-D”
1994 Embarcadero Gallery, SF : IDSA Totem Exhibit: sculpture
1993 SEP AIGA, Miami : TV Broadcast: Post-Deluvian, video on gang/corporate cultures.
1993 Itoya Gallery, Japan : Exhibit
1993 opening sequence of “Frameup” [special project]  7mn long opening sequence typography, with director John Jost
1993 JAN Gilbert Paper : judging
1993 JUL Applied Arts : Artists on the Edge, by Ken Coupland
1992 Rockport Publishers : Computer Graphics
1992 DEC Industrieel Ontwerpen, Netherlands : Multimedia Markant Maken
1992 AUG Novum, Germany : M-A-D, by Heribert Zahn
1992 MAR Macworld Conference : Digital Imagery lecture
1991 Bunkamura, Tokyo : Exhibit
1991 CCA, Oakland : Retrospective
1991 JUL How : Computer Graphics, by Larry Payne
1990 SEP Desktop Publishing : Designers on Design, by Patricia McShane
Other awards include STA100, SanFranciscoShow, CA, Print, AppliedArts