Nayeli Vega is a mexican designer based in Berlin. Her work focuses on design and experimentation with different materials, technologies and techniques to talk about feminism, politics, environmental activism and digital fabrication.
She is a board member of Lacuna Lab e.V., an artist-run association, collaborative community, and space in Kreuzberg, Berlin, working at the intersection of arts, science, and technology.
Between 2011 and 2014, Nayeli was member and founder of ATEA in Mexico City, a collaborative space for production and experimentation, promoting creative practices and pushing the reinvention of common imaginaries within urban space.
From August 2017 to April 2018 she coordinated the Programm RONDA MX-Berlin funded by LEZ (Landesstelle für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit des Landes Berlin) , promoting a cultural exchange in Mexico City and Berlin focused on circular economies, environment, urban community spaces and repairing culture.
She collaborated as a workshop facilitator for Goethe Institut Mexico, Museo Soumaya (MxCity) Museo Carrillo Gil (MxCity), Centro de Cultura Digital (MxCity), Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (MxCity), La Tallera (Cuernavaca, Mx), Fairbindung e.V. (Berlin), ASA Programm by Engagement Global (Germany), Kunststoffe (Berlin).
In her recent works she explores the relation between textiles crafts and technology and the impact on the production of symbolism and objects.
She is currently working toward a M.A degree in Textiles and Surface Design in Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.