About us

Lelandesign – (L’elan, French = energy )

Lelandesign merged with Paititi Lab Association in January 2019.  The present webpage is a selection of my portfolio. For any question, please contact me directly at sonja.schenkel@paititi-lab.org

Sonja Schenkel,  PhD –  Linkedin


Sonja Schenkel, PhD

Co-Founder/ Curator Paititi Lab

Scientist, filmmaker and visual artist with a PhD in sustainable development and an MA in anthropology,

Sonja has produced films, and facilitated participatory design processes in many countries and languages.

She has curated and led media and visual art installations at the intersection between art and science, and is co-founder of Paititi Lab, a tribe of artists, scientists and entrepreneurs collaborating to restore harmony with nature.