Joaquín R. Díaz Durán


Joaquín R. Díaz Durán (Joaku De Sotavento)

Research Engineer, i_mBODY Lab, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.

Mexico City, 1982. He holds a PhD in Research in Humanities, Arts and Education from the UCLM (Spain). From his research he has developed, together with an interdisciplinary team, the project Interfaz Cíborg, an interactive device to reflect the relationships among art, technology and body in the performance.

He is currently a full time researcher in the i_mBODY Lab at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

He has presented his artistic work in Medialab Prado, Tabakalera Donostia, Galerías Mira (Oporto) and Centro Multimedia (CDMX). He also develops technology for the interactive works of prestigious artists in Spain and Mexico.

He has developed as a researcher, teacher and lecturer of interactive art in Spain, Portugal and Mexico, teaching classes and workshops in places such as Fundación Telefónica (Madrid), Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Instituto Europeo de Diseño, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad Autónoma de San Luís Potosí, among others.

My body is my laboratory