Pablo Calderón Salazar and Liesbeth Huybrechts are researchers and professors of design and architecture, based in Bogotá (Colombia) and Hasselt (Belgium), respectively. Liesbeth is one of Pablo's PhD supervisors and the initiator of the project TRADERS (Training Art and Design Researchers in Participation for Public Space), in which Pablo was engaged from 2014-2018 as an early-stage researcher looking at the participatory potential of interventions in the public sphere.
We are part of the project Mending the New: A Framework for Reconciliation Through Testimonial Digital Textiles in the Transition to Post-Conflict Rural Colombia. We compose a transdisciplinary team that gathers an engineer, a digital artist, an anthropologist and a textile designer.
Cally Gatehouse is a lecturer in communication design at Northumbria University. She is a design researcher, with a background in graphic and communication design. Her research uses feminist STS to frame and develop an understanding of critical and speculative design research as a means of "staying with the trouble."