BA, MFA, PhD (ABD) – Born in Manizales, Colombia (1984).
Independent animator working at the intersection of traditional hand-drawn animation and cutting-edge web technologies. Since 2006 I divide my time between making personal animated films, creative programming, academic research, education and curatorial endeavors.
Passionate about exploring innovative aesthetic and narrative forms of animation using emerging digital tools, particularly open-source software / hardware and programming.
I have taught courses and workshops on traditional and digital animation, Internet Art, creative programming, as well as animation history and theory.
As founding director of the group Moebius Animación, my curatorial focus is on providing visibility to auteur animation created in Latin America.
Recipient of the USC Annenberg Fellowship, NTU Research Scholarship and multiple film festival awards. My work has screened at numerous film festivals, galleries and museums from all around the world.
Currently a PhD candidate at the School of Art Design & Media, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. The tentative title of my dissertation is “Data Driven Drawings: An Approach to Autobiographical Animation”. A research approached in both art studio practice and theoretical writing, exploring themes of Internet Art, animated documentary, hand-drawn animation, data visualization and web technologies.