Art and Technology

GALVANIZE! 2nd Annual Benefit Gala for Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFFTA)

Click on the image above to learn more about this special event!

Celebrate the newly minted residency of GAFFTA in the historic Warfield Building in San Francisco. It will be an evening that brings together all of GAFFTA’s entrepreneurial and creative communities. From young professionals, financiers, entrepreneurs, and artists, this gala will present an upscale rock concert for a unique, creative and sexy Silicon Valley and Bay Area audience. We expect 800-1200 digerati, with all guests, talent, volunteers, and members working to amplify the talent, and artistry, of today’s technologists.

~ Image and Text Source: GAFFTA Site

By Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos (b. 1978) is a Filipina American writer, artist, and educator whose academic and research interests include feminist media histories, critical medical anthropology, technology, race, and ethics. She is a Ph.D. student in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz as a Eugene V. Cota-Robles fellow. She received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts and holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco. Her work as been exhibited at Ars Electronica, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the GLBT Historical Society.

Her writing appears in art21, Art in America, Ars Technica, Hyperallergic, Rhizome, Vice Motherboard, and SF MOMA’s Open Space. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture. She is a co-founder of REFRESH, a politically-engaged art and curatorial collective and serves as the Executive Director for the Processing Foundation.

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