Victor F M Torres

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Victor F M Torres is an interdisciplinary and intermedia artist born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Torres holds a M.F.A in Intermedia and Digital Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) as well as a B.A. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, from the same university. He has taught Design and New Media courses in multiple institutions such as Stevenson University, George Mason University and UMBC. Torres is currently Adjunct Faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

Torres is the founder of Vector Voltage Design, curator of LIGHTHOLE Gallery, and editor of the LIGHTHOLE Journal - both in hiatus. Torres’ research on the parameters of foreignness yields work of the most varied forms and plays a central role in his artistic practice. He’s the author of Language Writes Myth Writes Reality: Or How Does the Acculturated Body Take the Role of Culture Maker? Victor Torres is currently working on a book with the working title of ON: an Ethnography of A Non-Existing Civilization.

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