Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo
United States / Colombia
Artist, technologist and teacher. His work, centered on themes of time and transience, has been exhibited internationally including at the Giacobetti Paul Gallery, Exit Art, and HERE Arts in New York; the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Point Éphémère in Paris and the Museums of Modern Art in Bogotá and Medellín. Since 2008 he collaborates with the Colombian artist Klaus Fruchtnis in the photographic project "Cross Urban" on which they have self-published three books. Cynthia is one of the pioneers of new media in Colombian academia, helping to start the area of electronic media and time arts at the Universidad de los Andes in the late 1990s. She has taught workshops and university classes, since 1997, in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Japan, France and the United States, and since 2003 she has worked at The New School in New York where she is an Associate Professor at Parsons and Associate Provost in charge of international projects. Cynthia received her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes and a master's degree from the prestigious ITP program at New York University (NYU).