CV

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (selected)

 

The place where I am You, Armadillo Gallery, Leipzig, June 5-28, 2022

 

La Mirada Transmuta lo Tocado, Página en Blando Gallery, Mexico City, December 12-15, 2019

 

Encounters, curated by Dermis León, Tapir Gallery, Berlin, May 29 - June 14, 2019

Encounters, Capture Photography Festival, curated by Annie Briard, Mónica Reyes Gallery, Vancouver, March 29 - April 14, 2019

Incurable Océano, Pagina en Blando Gallery, Mexico City, December 13-16, 2018

 

Un-foldings / Des-pliegues, Rota City Gallery Sala Mercado de la Merced, Bahía de Cádiz, Spain, June 28-29, 2017

 

Sandokai: Grasping at Things Is Surely Delusion, Capture Photography Festival, curated by Manuel Piña, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, April 1 - 21, 2016

 

Lost Steps at Jamaa El Fna, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, January 14 - Feb 2, 2015

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES (selected)

 

Sound Migrations music-video performance and installation, directed by Meredith Bates, collaboration with Lief Hall, New Forms Festival at Performance Works Theatre, Vancouver, December 9, 2021

 

Sound Migrations music-video performance and installation, directed by Meredith Bates, collaboration with Lief Hall, Western Front, Vancouver, October 24-25, 2020

 

Everything Flows, curated by David Kantunas, Tapir GalleryBerlin, September 21 - 25, 2018

 

Trans-Versus performance and installation in collaboration with Eleanor Hendriks for Harbour/Haven – ThirstDays No. 03, curated by Denise Ryner, Tonel (Antonio Eligio Fernández), and Jayce Salloum, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, April 28, 2016

 

Latin American Art Exhibition with Manuel Piña and Tonel (Antonio Eligio Fernández), Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, July 2 - 8, 2015

 

Mexhico: The Dissipated Paradise with Gabriela Aceves-Sepúlveda and Carlos Colín, U. of British Columbia, Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge, Vancouver, February 10 - 15, 2014

 

Diffractions of the Local with Manuel Piña, Emilio Rojas, et al, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, November 8 - 21, 2013

 

 

PUBLIC ART

 

Sandokai-series Reikai Kyoto #2 and Sandokai Osaka #4 at YVR Vancouver International Airport, 2016-2018

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies (poetry, visual arts, technology, existential philosophy) at U. of British Columbia, 2012

 

M.A. Latin American Literature, U. Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, 2004

 

M.Sc. Satellite Telecommunications, U. of Surrey, United Kingdom, 1996

 

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, ITESM, Monterrey Mexico, 1992

 

 

 

PUBLISHINGS & MEDIA

 

Featured at Re-Locations documentary on five Latin American artists based in Vancouver, Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, Retrogusto Films, 2023

 

Interactive poetry book Nahui Ollin or The Physics of Desire: a Philosophiæ Naturalis: Vancouver, Liquid Bread Editions, BC Arts Council, 2022

 

Photobook Sandokai: Grasping at Things Is Surely Delusion, Vancouver, Liquid Bread Editions, 2016

 

“Travel photography takes an artful new turn at the Capture Fest,” Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, March 30th 2016, p. 23

 

“The Navel of the Moon” Cover art for book The Willow and the Spiral: Essays on Octavio Paz and the Poetic Imagination, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014

 

A sol y agua Poetry booklet, Vancouver, Pan Líquido Ediciones, 2008

 

GALLERIES, ART FAIRS &  AUCTIONS

 

Represented by Mónica Reyes Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

 

Splash Arts Umbrella's Art Auction & Gala 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Contemporary Art Gallery, 28th Art Auction, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016

 

The Toronto International Art Fair 2016, Toronto, ON, Canada

 

TALKS / INTERVIEWS

 

 

Interview with Rafael Zen at Massy Interviews on the publishing of Nahui Ollin or The Physics of Desire: a Philosophiæ Naturalis, Vancouver, November 1, 2022.

 

"Open Doors to Art" live interview, Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, Vancouver, December 2, 2021

 

"Photography: Between Data Making and Poetic Cration", Página en Blando Gallery, Mexico City, December 16, 2018

 

"Wanderings in Space" Tapir Gallery, Berlin, July 25, 2018

 

“The Photographic Gaze in the Poetry of José Emilio Pacheco” Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, October 10, 2017

 

Radio interview (Of being Latin American artist in Vancouver), 100.5 FM: Latin America Today show, Vancouver, July 11, 2015

 

“Octavio Paz, José Ortega y Gasset y el pensamiento en espiral” presentation at Instituto Cervantes Library at Fez, Morocco, June 3, 2014

 

“Octavio Paz and the Spiral” presentation at Tribute to Octavio Paz, Simon Fraser U., Vancouver, March 31, 2014

 

“Octavio Paz and Mexico Today” paper at Hispanic Canadian Association Congress 2013, U. of Victoria, June 2, 2013

 

“Postmodernity From Don Quixote to Octavio Paz,” guest speaker at the Hispanic Cultures Speaker Series at Douglas College, New Westminster, February 23, 2012

 

“Modernity and Technology in Octavio Paz,” presentation at the 2010 Conference World Civilizations, Modernity, and Octavio Paz, Los Angeles, May 14-15, 2010