Leon Lapa Pereira joined the Embassy of the North Sea in 2023 as producer of the project Designing Self representation of water bodies in Europe. He is a cross-disciplinary performance researcher who develops experienceable ecologies between humans and more-than-humans. Coming from an engineering background and having experienced the fast-growing start-up culture in Berlin, he started to question the way of knowledge production. During his Master’s ArtScience, he established a performative practice based on movement and robotics. Besides his own practice, he is a curator at Instrument Inventors Initiative and coordinator at the Performance Technology Lab. Additionally, he co-founded the WASTELAND Festival, the interdisciplinary residency program Resonant Bodies in Georgia, is a teacher at the Royal Academy of Art The Hague and joined the Embassy of the Northsea in 2023.