CV

Profile

Industrial designer of Jorge Tadeo Lozano University (Bogotá, COL), Master in Social Design of the Design Academy Eindhoven (Eindhoven, NL) and candidate for a PhD in the Arts of the Katholiek Universiteit Leuven, in the wider context of the european research project TRADERS.

 

Experience

RESEARCHER / TEACHER. Social Spaces – LUCA School of Arts (Campus C-Mine). Genk (BE), 2014 – Ongoing

INDEPENDENT DESIGNERSelf-employed. 2008 – Ongoing

SOCIAL DESIGN INTERN. Stichting Freehouse (Jeanne van Heeswijk). 2013-2014

ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR. Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Bogotá, 2009-2011

COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNER. Global Ethics Foundation. Bogotá, 2008-2011

 

Participations

LIQUID IDENTITIES. Lecture and workshop supervision at Social Design program. Die Angewandte, Vienna, Austria. 2016.

ALPHA BETA SIGMA. Contribution to international workshop. Timisoara, Romania. 2015.

WELCOME TO SERAING. In the context of Reciprocity Design Liège. Seraing, Belgium. 2015.

DESIGNER IN RESIDENCE (International Designer Exchange). As part of the Taipei World Design Capital 2016. Taipei, Taiwan. 2015.

NETWORKED PUBLIC SPACE (debate Part of ‘Networked Politics‘ program). Venice, Italy. 2014.

WHAT DESIGN CAN DO (For Public Space – Breakout session). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2014.

(Co-organizer) FREEHOUSE: Radicalizing the Local. International Symposium – Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 2014.

Dissecting Process. DAE Master Symposium – Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 2013

PKN Eindhoven #8 & PKN Rotterdam – The Netherlands. 2013

MILESKM RESIDENCY – Utrecht, The Netherlands. 2013

WHAT DESIGN CAN DO (Breakout session: All design is political) – Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2013

SUMMER SCHOOL NOP – Nordoostpolder, The Netherlands. 2012

FORO: TRANSFORMACIÓN SOCIAL DESDE EL DISEÑO INDUSTRIAL – Bogotá, Colombia. 2012

WELCOME TO ST. GILLES! Liège, Belgium. 2012

MAKE-DESIGN RIGA! Dutch Design Made in Latvia Riga, Latvia. 2011

TIME-SPACE INTERFACES. workshop with Klaus Krippendorf. Bogotá, Colombia. 2011

 

Exhibitions

FORUM FOR AN ATTITUDE. By Depot Basel. At Vitra Design Museum & Depot Basel. 2015-2016.

THE TASTE OF CHANGE. International Design Biennial Reciprocity. Liège, Belgium. 2015.

ENACTING PROTEST? A Performance Exhibition. Leuven, Belgium. 2014.

SELF-UNSELF EXHIBITION, The Other Market in collaboration with A Place For Trust. Milán, Italy. 2014.

GRADUATION SHOW DAE 2013, The Other Market (Master Graduation project). Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 2013.

TODAYS ART 2013, THE NEW INSTITUTE’S HOT100. The Hague, The Netherlands. 2013.

GRADUATION SHOW DAE 2012, FRIENDS OF THE ACADEMY. Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 2012.

RECIPROCITY, INTERNATIONAL DESIGN BIENNIAL. Liège, Belgium. 2012

UTRECHT MANIFEST, BIENNIAL FOR SOCIAL DESIGN. Utrecht, The Netherlands. 2012.

 

Education

PHD Katholiek Universiteit Leuven – PhD in the Arts. Public space and participation 2014 (started).

MASTER Design Academy Eindhoven – MDes Social Design 2013.

COURSE Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano — Design Pedagogy 2009.

BACHELOR Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano — Industrial Designer 2008.

 

Recognitions

FELLOWSHIP Marie Curie Actions Research – Selected as a Marie Curie Actions Research fellow, for the project TRADERS. 2014 – 2017.

SELECTED as one of the top 100 graduates in the arts, media and technology in The Netherlands  by The New Institute. 2013.

GRANT Colfuturo – Selected as beneficiary of the Loan-Scholarship program for the period 2011-2013.

SELECTED as member of the self-evaluation committee for the accreditation process of the Industrial Design program of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. 2010

SELECTED to participate in the “design pedagogy” course  (teachers training) from the Industrial Design program of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. 2008

 

Publications

{Author} De Andere Markt: a Logbook. Written for the book Trading Places: Practices of Public Participation in Art and Design Research, published by dpr-Barcelona. Non-indexed. Aug 2017.

{Co-Author} Letters South of (Nordic) Design. Co-written together with Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero for the NORDES conference 2017. Non-indexed. Jun 2017.

{Co-Author} Do Citizens Dream of a Control Room? Imagining an Alternative ‘Smart City”. Co-written together with Saba Golchehr for the conference Political Imagination and the City. Non-indexed. Jul 2016.

{Co-Author} Agencia del Diseño para una Innovación Social Sostenible. Co-written with Estelle Vanwambeke as a product of the project DoSIS. On Academia.edu. Non-indexed. Jan 2016.

{Interviewed} Critical, political and social design… for the real world?. On Primitive Future Office, by Parasite 2.0. 2015.

{Author / Editor} It is what it is. Social Design master Thesis. Design Academy Eindhoven. Non indexed. June 2013. (Free Download)

{Author} Más allá de la Primera Bienal de Diseño de Estambul. On ForoAlfa. Non indexed. May 2013.

{Contributor} Alphabetalog: An anti-manifesto by Design Academy Eindhoven formulates a possible ABC of design teaching. On ABITARE 529, Non indexed. February 2013.

{Co-author} Making something out of nothing. Interview to Gunter Pauli. On Source #7: What if we were all producers?. Non-indexed. Design Academy Eindhoven, 2012.

{Author} En el caso de las disciplinas creativas, ¿son éstas las que modelan el perfil de los estudiantes o estos los que modelan el perfil de la disciplina?. En Diseño y Educación (cuadernos de diseño industrial). Indexed. Bogotá, 2010.

 

Press

INTERVIEW for the website The Artist + The Others (The Netherlands). October 2015.

REPORTAGE in the Taipei Times (Taiwan). August 2015.

NOTE in designaholic (México). January 2014.

REPORTAGE in Dis-Up! (Chile). January 2014. 

REPORTAGE on VPRO (5’13”) (The Netherlands). October 2013.

REPORTAGE included on On Air 5. December 2012.