Catalina Lucia Agudin


Catalina Lucia Agudin Doktorandin

  • Contact hours Monday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Bern Academy of the Arts
    Fellerstrasse 11
    3027 Bern


  • Design Research

  • Social Design

  • Participatory Design

  • Decolonialist Practices

  • Argentinian Ethnicity

  • Ethnography


  • September 2021—present PhD Doctoral Candidate HKB
  • July 2011—July 2019 Working as a freelance designer in different Design-Projects in Argentina/Switzerland Self employed
  • December 2014—present Spanish teacher sprachart (Switzerland)
  • December 2012—December 2014 Graphic designer ionesoft GmbH (Switzerland)
  • March 2010—December 2012 Taught “Industrial Design” in class led by Prof. I.D. Beatriz Galán FADU, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • 2011—present Created and leads tonocoté shoes Self employed
  • April 2010—July 2011 Worked in the design department Prado Marketing Agency (Argentina)
  • August 2008—July 2010 Designer in project "Tulipano Ceibo" NGO Arte y Esperanza (Argentina)
  • August 2019—present PhD Doctoral Candidate Studies in the Arts (SINTA), doctoral program of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Bern and the Bern University of the Arts (HKB)
  • September 2016—January 2019 Master “Integrative Design” the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Basel (FHNW)
  • March 2004—December 2010 Degree in Industrial Design Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism
(FADU), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina



  • Institute of Design Research - HKB

  • CEPRODIDE - FADU Argentina

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • German - Full professional proficiency
  • Italian - Full professional proficiency
  • Spanish - Native or bilingual proficiency