Franca López Barbera is an Argentinian designer, researcher, and curator based in Berlin. In her work, she explores the intersections between nature, coloniality, gender, and ethics.

Her current research builds on the introduction of consent in design-nature relationalities against extractive regimes.

Prior to this, Franca has moved around professionally quite a bit. She designed accessories for high fashion brands such as
developed products for various design studios; 
worked for major artists; and collaborated with non-profits and academic institutions. Franca studied Industrial Design at the University of Buenos Aires and holds an MSc in Design Research from the Anhalt University with the Bauhaus Foundation in Dessau and the Humboldt University in Berlin. Currently, she is the curator of the Argentinian pavilion for the 2021 London Design Biennale