Patricia Siller, co-founder of Janet40, and Doreen A. Ríos, director of [ANTI]MATERIA, shared their experiences while working within the production, curation, and research of digital art in Mexico. They dived into the current state of affective networks in Mexico City as well as what it means to rethink the materialities of digital production while searching for ways of expanding its reach.

Patricia Siller (1989. Saltillo, Coahuila. Mexico)
She is interested in building bridges between curation and artistic production, and in how the boundaries between the two disciplines have faded.  Her current research is centred on the materialization of digital practices, focusing on contemporary art, specializing in Mexican
emerging artists.

She is currently co-founder and co-director of Janet40 and production manager for the Material Art Fair at CDMX. She has worked
for the galleries OMR and Marso and was in charge of exhibitions for Casa Maauad, all in Mexico City. She has collaborated for the digital
version of Código Magazine and for LAR Magazine and is the producer for Gallery Weekend’s Mexico Art and Technology annual exhibition by
Fundación Telefónica.


Doreen A. Ríos (Toluca, Mexico, 1992) is a curator and researcher. Her work focuses on curating and researching digital art, post-digital practices and new materialities.
Founder of [ANTI]MATERIA, an online platform dedicated to the research and exhibition of art produced through digital media, Ríos seeks to facilitate international exchanges between artists, curators, researchers and professionals interested in digital and post-digital practices through online/physical exhibitions. She graduated with honours from the Master of Contemporary Curation at Winchester School of Arts, specializing in digital cultures, and from the Bachelor of Architecture at ITESM. At the same time, she serves as chief curator of the Centro de Cultura Digital and teaches at the BA in Digital Art and the MA in Visual Studies at UAEMex.


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This event was produced for you by our super Team of VolunteersLots of shine to:  Mishelle Brito,  Aura Popa, Adrian St Clair, Kiran Tom Sajan

What did we learn?

  1. How Antimateria and Janet40 started from scratch.
  2. How Mexico City is becoming a blooming digital art hub.
  3. How to nurture affective and effective relationships in your local community.
  4. The important role of the re-materialisation for hybrid or emerging digital artists to sell works in Mexico City .
  5. The emergence of women-led events in the digital art scene, such as HelloWorld.

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[ANTI]MATERIA’ s Portfolio

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 © Courtesy of the artist @jinggsu and [ANTI]MATERIA

JANET40′ s Portfolio

 © Courtesy of JANET40 part of the exhibition app @pequodco and the artists @cristohbal_g @_franciscoregalado
@yyolis @sangree_oficial @robertsandrew y @julietagilg

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