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Andrés Villa Torres

Andrés Villa Torres

Born in Mexico City (Mexico) in 1985, Andrés graduated from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) in Mexico in 2008 with a degree in Industrial Design. In 2011, Andrés came to Zurich where he got a master's degree in Interaction Design at the ZHdK. From 2012 and until 2015, Andrés, with the support of the CTI, researched interactive rehabilitation technologies for ZHdK's Design Research Institute. Working as a media artist, he went through a master's degree in Contemporary Arts Practice at the HKB between 2015 and 2017. Currently, Andrés is a candidate for the Graduate School of the Arts at the University of Bern and co-writes his phd research proposal with the Institute of Social Anthropology. He works for the Collegium Helveticum as research assistent for the Fellow Programm Digital Societies. As independent Media Artist and Creative Coder, he works on multi media installations in the public space and on web based media.

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