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Efraín Foglia

Designer in digital interactions, a researcher and a lecturer. His work is positioned at the intersection between design, citizen activism and network technologies.

His research projects have encompassed everything from neuroscience and its relationship with alternative communication to infrastructures based on mesh networks and possible futures for the Internet, as well as new paradigms in design. He is a founding member of, the largest self-managed telecommunications network in the world. In 2011 he founded Mobilitylab, a platform for the design of real-life and digital interactions.

He holds a PhD in the Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. He is a member of the BRAC (Barcelona, Research, Art & Creation) research group of the University of Barcelona, and of the GIIP (Group for Research into the Convergence between Art, Science and Technology) of the UNESP (São Paulo State University). He is a lecturer at the University of Barcelona’s Faculty of Fine Arts, and also at the University of Vic’s Department of Communication. He has been established in Barcelona since 2003.

Update: 24 May 2018



Anna Pacheco, Efraín Foglia, Felipe G. Gil, Irene Solà, Jorge Carrión, Libby Heaney, Liliana Arroyo, Maria Callís Cabrera, Taller Estampa

Has participated in

School in residence

Education and culture in the Raval neighbourhood

Mission ALIA

Science and creation for secondary schools with the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya

Ear and heart. Listening devices

Podcasting workshop with Radio Africa and Xarxa de Ràdios Comunitàries de Barcelona

Univers Internet - BiblioLab

Training programme

Internet and Culture

Awards ceremony for the 3rd Cultural Innovation International Prize

Univers Internet – BiblioLab

Training programme

Internet Universe. Pedagogical resources

Teacher training workshop

Privacy Dilemmas and the Future of the Internet

Presentation of two new units of the educational briefcase

Social Insects: Common Learning and Pollination for Change

Event about art, science and technology projects.

Internet Universe #1. Introduction