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Doreen A. Ríos (born 1992, Mexico) is a curator and researcher renowned for her expertise in digital art, post-digital practices, and new materialities. She's the founder of [ANTI]MATERIA, an online platform committed to investigating and showcasing art created through digital media. With a particular emphasis on the Mexican art scene, [ANTI]MATERIA energetically fosters global partnerships and the sharing of insights among artists, curators, academics, and art professionals deeply invested in the realm of digital and post-digital artistic endeavors with a critical perspective.

She earned her Master's degree in Contemporary Curation with distinction from Winchester School of Arts, specializing in digital cultures. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Tecnológico de Monterrey, where she laid the foundation for her multidisciplinary approach to art and technology.

Her most recent exhibition is "Minimal Rituals," an online plug-in exhibition commissioned by arebyte. Her curatorial portfolio includes projects such as "Cuánto tiempo lleva todo esto derramándose sin desbordarse," an online retrocollective exhibition showcasing the work of Ricardo Domínguez for Zona Hipermedial; "Here the Rivers Run Both Ways," a contribution to the Contemporary Art Month in San Antonio, Texas; "MEME," pronounced <meem> not me-me, hosted by the online gallery Off Site Project; "Swallowing Time," a curated video selection for the Brazilian festival Besides the Screen; and "My Wall is Your Filter Bubble," a collaborative endeavor with Matthew Plummer Fernández for the Abandon Normal Devices Festival. Doreen has also authored numerous texts on the subjects of Mexican digital art, curatorial studies, and media theory, in collaboration with institutions like Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Terremoto, MOMUS, Goethe Institut Mexico, Centro de Futuros, Nmenos1, among others.

Her career path led her to serve as the chief curator at the Centro de Cultural Digital from 2019 to 2021. Currently, she holds the esteemed position of Advisor of Advanced Technologies at KADIST. Ríos is also an integral member of the International Selectors Committee for the Lumen Art Prize. Simultaneously, Doreen showcases her artistic interests as a VJ at minipixel while conducting experimental research at Unidad de Conciencias Colectivas Terrestres, further expanding her contribution to the intersection of art, technology, and human consciousness.