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Born in Mexico City, Mariana Pérez Bobadilla is an Art Historian and DIYBiologist concerned with the intersections of Art, Science and Technology. She received an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to study a Master in Gender Studies at the University of Bologna, Italy, researching Feminist Epistemology and Contemporary Art. She has presented her work in ISEA 2012, and has been involved in the Mexican Pavilion of the 56th Venice Biennale. Her academic training includes courses with Rosi Braidotti, Magali Arreola and the international curators course of the 2014 Gwangju Art Biennale, in South Korea. Awarded by the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, her research in the School of Creative Media revolves around Art and Biology, Epistemology, History of Science, deep time histories of representation, New Materialism, Biohacking, Wetware and bacteria.

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She liked to think of herself as descendant of Genghis Khan and her Asian eyes caused suspicion, but no one imagined a traveler sailing from Hong Kong. A hundred years later, his name had been forgotten, just a sound remained: Ǹg.

Asian eyes, feeling like a leaf moved by the wind, behaving like a liquid with no will of its own, pushed into an already full subway train. Those are the mornings in Mexico City.

Unfitting, unexplainable green eyes witnessing The Horror.

Unfitting, unexplainable green Asian eyes down south near the Tropical jungle, holding soft little brown hands of 40 children, in circle, singing tirelessly game songs, laughing our hearts out. Toothless mischievous smiling faces.

Bio developed in the context of The New Definitely Post/Transnational and Mostly Portable Open Epic as Rendered by the Elastic Circus of the Revolution by Amir Parsa.

 

Mariana Pérez BOBADILLA 出生於墨西哥城,為一位關注藝術與科學交匯的藝術史學家。她持有波隆那大學性別研究碩士學位。她曾參與第56屆威尼斯雙年展的墨西哥館(Mexican Pavilion)展出。她的學術培訓包括Rosi Braidotti課程以及2014年光州藝術雙年展國際策展人課程。她在創意媒體學院的博士學位研究圍繞藝術及生物學、知識論、新唯物主義及細菌。