Erandy Vergara

Erandy Vergara


Erandy Vergara curates, investigates, reads and writes about contemporary and media art. Her main research interests include feminism, global art histories, curatorial studies, postcolonialism, and critical race studies, with a particular interest in recent remix cultures, the strengths and downfalls of science and technology, decolonial uses of media, queer phenomenologies, and the aesthetics and ethics of participation. She earned a MA at Concordia University and she is currently a PhD candidate in Art History at McGill University and a recipient of the Doctoral Fellowship from the SSHRC and the FQRSC.
She has curated and produced a number of exhibitions in diverse institutions ranging from major media art museums (Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico) to artists-run centres and non-profit spaces (Manchester Digital Laboratory, U.K.). Her writing has been published in books and journals including: “The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies” (2014) and “[Ready] Media: Towards an archeology of Media and Invention in Mexico” (2013). She is currently the co-artistic director of Transitio_mx 06, the Media Art Festival held in Mexico City and she is completing her dissertation on movement and orientation in interactive installations from Latin America.

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