This part of the archive is growing continuously with a selection of notebooks from 2009 to the present date.
Future and past ideas / Unrealized thoughts / Diary entries / Diagrams / Photographs / Dreams and songs. All of the above (and more) lives now inside these sketchbooks and journals.
They allow me to forget. Once thoughts are transferred into their pages, my mind gets released and ready to fill its emptiness once again.
I have been fascinated by the powerful synthesizing force of diagrams. They are –in Michel Foucault's words–, machines of abstraction.
Diagrams have been essential tools for me to understand, arrange, design, and translate from one medium into another.
When I was six years old, my mom brought to our house a brand-new Commodore 64 computer. That was my first contact with computer code.
Here is a selection of code-related items used in data visualizations, sound-generating machines, performance visuals, traditional prints, amongst others.
The items below have found their way out of the computer screen into the physical world: postcards, books, exhibition catalogs, class syllabi, posters, amongst others.
During a certain time, whenever I wanted to learn something new, I organized a course around it. I met terrific students and learned so much from them. They kept my mind young and refreshed.
A teacher should have unconditional faith in the student's work (or its potential), especially when the student does not. For this reason, many of these workshops resulted in exhibitions, books, and performances.
Below is a brief selection of both graduate and undergraduate-level courses taught in Mexico City and the U.S. Most of these courses approach computer code, art, and design with a different twist for every iteration.