María Torres Martínez

Location

Building
Lucerna, 23 - interior 7
Mexico City
06500
Mexico

Position

PhD Candidate

Biography

María Torres Martínez is completing her PhD in Philosophical and Social Studies of Science and Technology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) on the topic of forensic genetic technologies and public citizen science. She holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication and Economics from the Carlos III University of Madrid and an MA in Visual Culture from the inter-institutional program offered jointly by the Universidad Complutense, the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofìa. Her key research questions have remained constant throughout this multidisciplinary trajectory, and relate to the ethics and politics of cultural representations of extreme violence in Mexico, with a special emphasis on the intersection of science, technology and contemporary art practices.