STREET Lab Website

The Socio-Technical ResistancE and Ethical Technologies (STREET) Lab is an interdisciplinary research collective at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, and housed at the Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI). Led by, Dr. Priyank Chandra the lab focuses on understanding and supporting the sociotechnical practices of marginalized communities worldwide, with an emphasis on resistance, informality, and social justice. Current projects are centered around accessibility, social movements, and worker communities. Their research is situated within the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and draws from Science & Technology Studies (STS), Development Studies, Political Science, Feminist and Queer theories, Postcolonial Studies, and Critical Theory.