Dorothy R. Santos is a Filipina American writer and artist whose
academic interests include digital art, computational media, games, 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. She is currently a Ph.D.
student in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
as a Eugene V. Cota-Robles fellow. 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 Practical, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, Ars Technica, 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 program manager for the Processing Foundation.
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