Felipe Fonseca

Felipe Fonseca is a researcher, curator, writer, teacher and producer living in Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil. He articulates projects that promote collaborative and critical appropriation in the fields of digital technologies, media laboratories, socially-oriented innovation, experimental digital culture and public policies for science, technology and innovation. Felipe is a founder and coordinator of Ubalab and Ninho; researcher on the Ciência Aberta Ubatuba platform run by IBICT; head of Associação Gaivota which runs Gaivota FM cultural community radio station; and a frequent advisor to the Coordination of Digital Culture in Brazilian Ministry of Culture, especially in the Rede//Labs initiative. He represents Urban and Digital Cultures in the Municipal Board of Cultural Policies (CMPC) in Ubatuba and is a leading member of the commission that is implementing the Municipal System of Science, Technology and Innovation (SimCiTI). Felipe holds a Master's Degree in Scientific and Cultural Diffusion (Labjor/Unicamp). He played a leading role in networks MetaReciclagem and Bricolabs; collectives Lixo Eletrônico, Desvio and Mutirão da Gambiarra; as well as programs such as Cultura Viva and Cultura Digital.