Roel Roscam Abbing (1990, NL) is currently a PhD candidate at Malmö University’s department of Interaction Design. There he researches alternative social media, on-line federation and community-owned digital infrastructure. Furthermore he works as an artist and designer with a practice engaged with network infrastructures, the politics of technology and do-it-yourself approaches.

He holds an MA Networked Media from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and a Fine Arts BA from the Willem De Kooning Academy. In the past he has worked as a lecturer in Digital Media at the department of Graphic Design in Artez, Arnhem and as a lecturer in the Hacking and Digital Craft programmes of Willem de Kooning Academy.

He is also a member of the homebrewserver.club and Varia