Upasana Bhattacharjee

Upasana is an interdisciplinary researcher working at the intersection of cyberculture and digital labour. She is currently a Junior Fellow at FemLab where she works on the platformisation of crafts and artisanal work in South Asia. She was a fellow at the Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability, Technische Universitat Berlin, where she worked on community-driven connectivity infrastructure. She holds a Masters in Development Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. Her Master’s thesis was a multi-sited ethnographic research project on labour and community formation in open technology communities in India. Trained in qualitative methods, her research interests lie in digital labour, urban computing and cyberculture.