Catalina Alzate

Catalina is a researcher trained in design and development studies. Catalina’s practice is predominantly rooted at the intersection between social sciences (especially microeconomics) with participatory processes and technology de-construction at the community level. Her professional experience has been based in Colombia and India, where she has been involved in a variety of projects regarding technology design, microfinance, critical currencies, collective decision-making and cooperation. Catalina is interested in using creativity for research-action projects, promoting interdisciplinary approaches to the discussions around technology and society.