Dorothy SantosCAProcessing Foundation
Dorothy R. Santos (she/they) is a Filipino American writer, artist, and educator whose academic and research interests include feminist media histories, critical medical anthropology, technology, race, and ethics. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz as a Eugene V. Cota-Robles fellow. She received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited at Ars Electronica, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), and the GLBT Historical Society. Her writing appears in art21, Rhizome, and Vice Motherboard, among others. Her essay Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings, was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture. She is also a 2021-2022 YBCA 10 fellow and honoree. She is a co-founder of REFRESH, a politically-engaged art and curatorial collective and serves as the Executive Director for the Processing Foundation.