Alastair Fuad-Luke, Chief-Curator
Curated by Alastair Fuad-Luke, 2021 edition of Porto Design Biennale aims to think and intervene in the current moment, under the theme Alter-Realities: Designing the Present.
Facilitator, educator, researcher, author and activist, Alastair Fuad-Luke is an essential name in researching how design is applied to social, ecological, political and educational issues. Currently he is Professor of Design Research at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, where he collaborates with several communities. His most recent project, muu-baa, is a network for “agri-cultural” explorations. He currently advises the European Union project “4Cs, From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture” and collaborated on past EU projects, including “Eco-innovera — Support Systems for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Transformation” and “Leonardo Da Vinci — Design Education and Sustainability”.
Alastair Fuad-Luke’s curatorship will respond to the challenges of programming under the current context and across the territory of Porto and Matosinhos.