/artistic research
/graphic and web design
/member of varia.zone

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Cristina Cochior (RO) is a researcher and designer working in the Netherlands. With an interest in automation, situated software and peer to peer knowledge production, her practice largely consists of investigations into the intimate bureaucracy of knowledge organisation systems and more recently, collective and non-extractive digital infrastructures.

infrapunctural bots, digital archives & libraries & databases & datasets (:P), community software, networked publishing, data activism, collaborative design

MA Media Design and Communication - Piet Zwart Institute (2014-2016)
BA (Hons) Visual Communication - Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (2010-2013)

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/things that happen(ed)
* co-hosts Read & Repair sessions with Amy Pickles at Varia every last Sunday of the month (contact us if you're wishing to organise something on the themes of libraries, knowledge organisation, collective reading)
* worked on code together with and for Helen Pritchard and Winnie Soon's Queer Motto API
* participates in the Feminist Hack Meetings at Varia
* tutor in Hacking at the Willem de Koning Academie
* co-organised an evening of presentations around datasets with Ruben van de Ven
* part of DiVersions v2. publication
* part of DiVersions v1. publication
* participated in Relearn Rotterdam and Relearn Paris 2019
* co-organised Algologs with Manetta Berends
* guest tutor at Experimental Publishing department of the Piet Zwart Institute (Jan-March 2018) with Manetta Berends
* co-organised Relearn 2017 with Colm O'Neill, Manetta Berends, Roel Roscam Abbing, Silvio Lorusso, Giulia de Giovanelli and Max Franklin
* Temporary Riparian Zone with Angeliki Diakrousi for the Hackers and Designers Summer School
* Bots & Digital Infrapuncture with Manetta Berends at Datafied Society
* Bots of Conduct during Collective Conditions with Joana Chicau
* A dive into the Enron corpus
* Function Creep in the Wild with Ruben van de Ven
* Say it ain't so with Amy Pickles
* Broadcasting from Babylon: Dramatisation as data literacy with Ruben van de Ven
* Nobodies for bots with Genevieve Costello and André Fincato
* trust < in > formation @ Impakt 2018 with Manetta Berends
* Inter Planetary File System unearthed with Silvio Lorusso and Julie Boschat Thorez
* (upcoming) VLTK (Vernacular Language Processing) with Julie Boschat Thorez and Manetta Berends
* (upcoming) Digital Solidarity Networks with Lídia Pereira and Manetta Berends
* Bots as Digital Infrapunctures, an online module for Utrecht Data School with Manetta Berends
* Author, a digital library with Amy Pickles and Julie Boschat Thorez
* web design & development for Fictioning Comfort
* The Weight of Things, for DiVersions v2
* website design and development for DiVersions v2 with Mia Melvær
* We Hope This Email Finds You Well radio drama with Amy Pickles, Christina Karagianni, Artemis Gryllaki, Angeliki Diakrousi
* published Acts of Collection and Omission with Ruben van de Ven
* made work for DiVersions
* published the digital and print publication Networks of One's Own 2 together with Manetta Berends, Lídia Pereira, Silvio Lorusso, Colm O'Neill, Roel Roscam Abbing, Luke Murphy, Yoana Buzova, Dennis de Bel
* digital archive for Rotterdam-based De Player's project Pushing Scores with Julie Boschat Thorez
* organised and made work for Data Workers with Algolit
* organised and made work for Algoliterary Encounters with Algolit
* In The Company of Bots graduation work for the Piet Zwart Institute
* Mediawiki work & semantic weaving on The Warp and Weft of Memory with Renée Turner
* Infrapunctural Bots (2016, notes in progress)
* Collective Infrastructures at De-platformization, Ethics and Alternative Social Media with Lídia Pereira (on the practices of Varia)
* Calm Technology panel @ Impakt festival 2019
* The Social in the Media with Roel Roscam Abbing, Manetta Berends, Silvio Lorusso and Julie Boschat Thorez @ ODD, Bucharest (on the practices of Varia)
* Re-imagining AI conference @ Critical Media Lab
* Performing the data drive with Renée Turner @ Het Nieuwe Instituut
* Critical Bots @ Het Nieuwe Instituut
* Infrastructural Stress Relief @ Art Meets Radical Openness festival