Dorothy R. Santos (b. 1978) is a Filipina-American writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research interests include digital art, activism, computational media, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. In the fall of 2017, she will be a Ph.D. student in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruzas a Eugene V. Cota-Robles fellow.
Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, Real Life Magazine, Vice Motherboard, and SF MOMA’s Open Space. She has lectured at the De Young museum, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. 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 also serves as a co-organizer and co-curator for REFRESH.
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