Joana Chicau is a designer and researcher — with a background in dance. She researches the intersection of the body with the designed and programmed environment, aiming at widening the ways in which digital sciences is presented and made accessible to the public. The latter informs a practice and exploration of various forms and formats — interweaving web programming with choreography — from the making of online platforms to performances and workshops.
In parallel she participates and co-organizes events involving multi-location collaborative coding, algorithmic improvisation, open discussions on digital equity and activism.
Chicau is a lecturer pursuing a PhD at the Creative Institute at the University of the Arts London.
CV available at: https://joanachicau.com/joana_chicau_cv.pdf