Edgardo Avilés-López is a Mexican engineer, researcher, and artist currently living and working in NYC. His work combines photography, drawing, prototyping, and creative coding and is focused on exploring how technology and art can be used as amplifiers of curiosity, opportunity, and happiness. He received a MSc and a PhD in Computer Science from the CICESE Research Center. Since 2012 he has been a member of Torolab, an interdisciplinary art collective based in Tijuana, Mexico. The collective works on projects that seek to improve the qualify of life through art. He is currently working for Lifion, by ADP, as a Principal Architect.

Contribution to Tasmeem 

Register for his Tasmeem Workshop co-led with Zach Lieberman, Murilo Polese, and Hind Al Saad

The 4 Axes

The Department of Disinformation

False Truths, Historiography & Revisionism

The Institute of Speculation

Future Fictions, Dystopian Worlds & Imagined Artifacts

The Ministry of Matters

Materiality, Processes & Environmental Resources



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