Andreu Belsunces

Investigator at the intersection between sociology of technology and design, post-digital cultures, new narratives, collaborative practices and social innovation.

His academic collaborations include projects with the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Elisava, Istituto Europeo di Design, Tecnocampus-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Universidad de la República de Uruguay, among others. In the fields of art and culture, he has worked with UNESCO, AECID, CCCB, Sónar and Medialab. He has been a resident investigator of interface politics at Hangar, he curated the Digital Thinking Pavilion at The Wrong 2016, has written about culture and technology in various media, and has published his work in books such as Crossmedia Innovations (Peter Lang) and Fanáticos (UOC Press)

With the aim of understanding how discourses and material practices become entangled and coproduce, he is currently centring his doctoral research on the way fiction lubricates the development of intelligent personal assistants that use natural language as an interface.