I am Felipe Schmidt Fonseca, a Berlin-based Brazilian activist and free/open advocate turned researcher. I am a PhD candidate / Marie Curie Early Stage Fellow at the Northumbria University, working on the OpenDoTT project.

Through the last two decades I was a co-founder and leader of a number of community and networking initiatives dedicated to critical thinking (and making) in the crossroads between culture, science, technology and society. Some examples are Tropixel, MetaReciclagem, CulturaDigital.BR, Bricolabs, Rede//Labs, Lixo Eletrônico, Ciência Aberta Ubatuba, UbaLab. I was the user community manager of the Subutai Platform. I have an MA in Science Diffusion from Labjor at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil, acquired with a dissertation about networked experimental labs.

I have two kids. We love travelling, playing music and cooking.

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