Catalina Alzate (she/her) is a Colombian designer, artist and educator, currently a Teaching Associate and MFA candidate in the School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her practice is rooted at the intersection of social sciences, participatory design and Feminist science and technology studies. Her professional experience has been based in Colombia and India, where she has worked in community-based technology design, feminist participatory research, art-mediated pedagogy and collective decision-making.
Os autores constituem um grupo misto de professores de graduação e alunos de pós-graduação do Departamento de Artes e Design da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Docentes nos contextos do ensino de Artes na Educação Básica, Graduação em Design e Pós-Graduação em Design, assumem um posicionamento centrado no Design Social e participativo.
Graphic and industrial designer, interested in researching social and participatory design, popular culture, intercultural interaction and education. Instructor of design at the undergraduate level. Coordinator and facilitator of the participatory design project jugandomuuch.com. Designer of educational material and cultural literacy programs. BA in graphic and services design from PUCE, graduate degree in industrial design from the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and editorial studies from the Complutense University of Madrid.
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