Manuela Zechner is an artist, researcher and mediator. She organises workshops on topics such as care, group processes, mobility/migration and motherhood using playful research methods. She is currently working on self-organized kindergartens in Poble Sec, Barcelona. She completed her doctorate on precarity and care networks at Queen Mary University London in 2013 and is now part of an EU research project on Commons in Southern Europe. Since 2005 she has led the Future Archive project, is involved in the radio project Sounds of Movement, is part of the Nanopolitics Group and the Radical Practices of Collective Care research project. Since 2016 everything has been somewhat different and more interesting because she has a little daughter in tow.