PHD Student


Research Area(s)
  • New Materialist approaches to Art and Science


Born in Mexico City, Mariana Pérez Bobadilla is an Art Historian 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 at the 56th Venice Biennale. Her academic training includes courses with Rosi Braidotti, Magali Arreola and the international curator's course of the 2014 Gwangju Art Biennale, in South Korea. Awarded by the Hong Kong Ph.D. 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.