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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