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Joana Chicau is a designer, researcher and coder, with a background in choreography and performance.

Her work moves across user experience, interface design and branding, workshops and performative events. She provides consultancy on project development and strategy.

Work collaborations include Normally and Katikati in the UK; Slow Research Lab and Affect Lab in Amsterdam and Replica Institute in Berlin.

Chicau is currently undertaking a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Rebecca Fiebrink. at the Creative Computing Institute (UAL). She researches how fair data practices and digital rights can inform the design of algorithmic experience in digital products.

She is a lecturer at the University of Arts of London (UAL) and guest lecturer at various international institutions.

She also participates, curates and co-organizes events involving multi-location collaborative coding, algorithmic improvisation and community roundtables on digital equity and activism.

She is a former member of Varia center for everyday technology and co-founder of Netherlands Coding Live.

Colophon: webdesign and code by Joana Chicau; typeface 'Montaga' by Alejandra Rodriguez; made with Free and Open Source tools; sustainable web hosting @ Greenhost.