Hernando Barragán
Colombia

Barragán, artist and designer, Dean of the School of Architecture and Design and Tenure Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, partner at the design studio Openwork in NY. Barragán received its MA with distinction from the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea IDII in Italy. Barragan designs interactive artifacts and experiences with different collaborators as an opportunity to attract and engage diverse audiences in dynamic contexts exploring the possibilities of expression in the intersection of art, design, architecture and technology to enrich human experience in unique ways.

Barragán was awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada with a Research-creation grant along with two of his Colleagues from Laval University and UQAC University in Canada in 2015.

Barragán has worked as consultant for prestigious companies and organizations like: MoMA, AUDI, BMW, Kennedy Fabrications, Milan Triennale, FIAT, Telecom Italia, Milan Fashion Week, Corning. Barragán also initiated the open Project Wiring.