Aída Herrera Peña
Design researcher


Aída Herrera Peña is a Colombian artists and design researcher working at the intersection of anthropological social studies, artistic research, performance and media production. She has a great experience with the execution of diverse projects among the design, culture, and artistic sectors. Aída fosters with her practice, not only collaborative and co- creative processes, but also experimental ways of doing and knowing. She is interested in exploring social realities and everyday life scenarios from a performative perspective, while focusing on embodied knowledge and experiences.

She graduated from the Faculty of Design and Arts in the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (COL) and holds a Master’s in Design Research from the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in cooperation with Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (DE)

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︎    Berlin, DE


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

2020, DE (2014, COL)




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



Contribution to Visualizing the Virus with an online pubilcation about the project Gestures of Domestic Memories

Online publication︎February 23rd, 2022


(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