Interdisciplinary researcher, artist and designer, repurposing digital and analog media to critically reflect on cities and urban spaces.

I do this through spatial and artistic interventions, participatory workshops and other interactive experiences, as a way to question preconceived notions of what public space is, and open up processes of co-imagination and creation of alternatives.

At the moment, I’m particularly interested in participatory, DIY and informal approaches to urbanism and city-making, and you can follow my research interests on

I’ve co-authored a paper published in the Participatory Design Conference (PDC22) and showcased at Zagreb Contemporary Art Museum (MSU), WIP Festival, V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media, Treehouse NDSM, MozFest and Garage Rotterdam. I’ve collaborated with, among others, Humankind, Municipality of Rotterdam and Amsterdam, With Company, Extinction Rebellion Netherlands, Baltan Laboratories, Technical University Munich and EIT (European Institute of Technology).

Here you can check my CV. Occasionally you might also find me screenprinting a poster and pasting it around a wall near you as (de)conceptualise. If you have an idea for a possible collaboration, you can reach me here: pedro [@] | @pedro.gil.farias

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