Daniel Chávez Heras,

(Mexico City, 1985)

Graduated from the Bachelor in Graphic Communication by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), Xochimilco Campus, in Mexico, and from the Masters in Cinematographic Studies by King's College London, in the UK. 

He has performed research regarding cinematographic theory, digital media and art philosophy for diverse forums such as the Internet Institute of Oxford's University (2011),  the Semana de la Crítica de la Cátedra Ingmar Bergman of UNAM (2012), the first International Forum of Visual Studies in UAEMex (2014), and in the International Conference of Digital Humanities and Computer Science Conference in Northwestern University (2014). In 2010 he received the Fundación/Colección Jumex scholarship for Contemporary Art studies, and in 2011 he was awarded the prize for the best Masters' dissertation of the school of Arts and Humanities of  King’s College London.

Some of his most important publications are: The Malleable Computer: Software and the Study of the Moving Image for FRAMES Cinema Journal (2012), and most recently the chapter "Spatial production inside the Carceri d’invezione de Piranesi and the digital dungeons of the Devil"  for the book The image as Thinking, edited by the UAEMex (2016).

In 2012 he was the manager of communications and media for the British Council where he developed and implemented the regional program of web platforms for Colombia, Venezuela and Mexico. He was also part of the comité of planning the dual year Mexico-UK digitally. Nowadays he is a teacher of the bachelors in Digital Art and Communication in UAEMex and Tecnológico de Monterrey. 
 

Festival Online Futuros Asimétricos, (2016)

General director

 

Image as Thinking,  edited by UAEMex (2016)

Text: “Spatial production inside the Carceri d’invezione de Piranesi and the digital dungeons of the Devil"

 

 

The Malleable Computer: Software and the Study of the Moving Image, (2012)

FRAMES Cinema Journal #1: Film and Moving Image Studies Re-Born Digital?, edited by Catherine Grant

 

 

Interview for [Anti]materia