Aída Herrera Peña
Design researcher


ABOUT



Aída Herrera Peña is a Berlin-based design researcher pursuing  alternative ways of making and knowing. Her practice seeks to uncover social realities between humans and non-humans by the exploration of body language (e.g., body movement, gestures, memories), embodied experiences, and performative strategies.

She graduated as an industrial designer and media producer from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (COL) , as well as a Design Researcher from the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in cooperation with Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.  


PROJECTS


Journey 2.1  ~ Gestures of Domestic Memories: a performative way-of-knowing

Developed within the framework of Forecast Sixth Edition – Skills e.V. mentored by Mathilde Monnier 2021, DE

Journey 2.0 ~ Checking/Browsing

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation. Bauhaus Study Rooms. 2020, DE


Journey 1.3 ~ On Performativity and Design

COOP Design Reseacrh MSc. program at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in cooperation with Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.
2020, DE


Journey 1.1 ~ Booklet Caiga en el Taxi

Self-produced
2020, DE (2014, COL)













COMING UP


LATEST

PERFORMANCES

Participatory performance Checking/Browsing as part of the panel Choreographies of Labour & Production at the Dis/Assembly of Performative Things Symposium



by Vivien Tauchmann & Aída Herrera Peña ︎ On-site format︎October 27th, 2022, at the artspace VIKA in Halle, DE

Roundtable I have a problem with cleanliness at the Bauhaus Study Rooms 2022



with Adam Drazin (Moderator), Charlie-Anne Côté and Nancy Dayanne Valladares ︎ Hybrid format ︎ June 17th, 2022 at Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, DE

LATEST

PUBLICATIONS


Contribution to Visualizing the Virus ‘Gestures of Domestic Memories’


Online publication︎February 23rd, 2022

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︎    hi@aidaherrerape.com
︎    Berlin, DE


TALKS





(ES) La vivencia del diseño, Exploratory Practices of Resistance and Decoloniality in Arts and Education, Universidad Nacional de Colombia 2021, COL



(EN) On Performativity and Design, Hurra Hurra x Bauhaus: ein Designpodcast der BURG 2020, DE




(EN) Bauhaus Study Rooms || 3 questions, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau 2020, DE