Geraldine Juarez – FAT Labs/Telecomix (Mexico City, Mexico)

Juarez is a pupil of the internet, her friends and Eyebeam, where she was Senior Fellow at the Production Lab (2003, 2006–2008). She works in the internet and the street through a wide range of media and outputs to understand spaces that emerge when information, property and power collide, with a special interest on low, open and pirate technologies. She is a fellow of FAT Lab and also a collaborator in decentralized hacking groups focused on the creation of free infrastructure like Telecomix, and Forays. She also likes to research the tension between intellectual property law and the culture of copy, and their societal effects on governance and democracy in Mexico and beyond, and she blogs about in Alt1040 and Global Voices. Juarez has been resident artist at inCUBATE in Chicago, Timelab in Belgium and JA.Ca in Brazil. Her work has been shown internationally at collective exhibitions such as Interference, Feedback and Other Options in Eyebeam (NYC), Creative Times’s Democracy in America(NYC), Secret Project Robot (NYC), State of the Art: New York at URBIS Manchester (UK), Actions: What you can do with the city at Centre for Canadian Architecture (CA), G.R.L.| F.A.T. World Summit at CREAM (Japan) Los Impolíticos at Pan Pallazo delle Arti in Napoli (Italy), DEEP NORTH at Transmediale (Berlin) and festivals such Piksel, Futuresonic, Pixelache, Conflux and Transitio.

Geraldine Juarez – FAT Labs/Telecomix (Mexico City, Mexico)