M.P.S Candidate at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

Selected Stories

Machine Learning

An experimental web text editor that runs a RNN/LSTM model in the browser to suggest new lines while you write.

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Sequential Stories

Machine Learning

The Show and Tell model is a image-to-text model for Tensorflow, developed by Google DeepMind, that takes an input and learns how to describe the content of images. This experimental iOS app uses this feature to generate a series of captions and create a story.

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Mappa

Google Summer of Code

Mappa is a javascript library to facilitate work between p5 and existing map libraries and APIs. It provides a set of tools for working with static maps, interactive tile maps and geo-data among other tools useful when building geolocation-based visual representations. Although Mappa was originally designed for p5.js, it can also be used with other libraries that use the canvas element as the render object.

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Microsoft Design Expo

Mixed Reality

A mixed reality application for the Microsoft Hololens that allows to overlay meta information over books and to explore relationships between different fields, concepts and subjects. This project was part of the 2017 Microsoft Design Expo, the original challenge was: Intentional Design for Positive Cultural Impact in Mixed Reality

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Trade Flow

Data Visualization

Interactive web visualization that allows to visualize and listen to economic trade data between countries. Using data from the UN. Built with p5.js, Mappa.js, tone.js and Mapboxgl

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Chile's Imports and Exports

Data Visualization

A data visualization of all registered imports and export of Chile in 2014 using data from the Chilean Customs Office. This project was exhibited at the III Regional OpenData Conference in Latin America and the Caribbean at Santiago, Chile.

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Missed Oportunity

Data Storytelling

The U.S. federal government is the largest single purchaser in the global economy, with annual procurement spending that totals between US $450 and $500 billion. Many of the products it procures are produced using global supply chains, by laborers in foreign countries. This is a data driven storytelling about the U.S. Government Purchases and Forced Labor Abroad. Built for the Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

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A bird's plan to fly

Installation

A physical interface and installation that allows users to control and manipulate a projection with physical objects. Using physical wireless objects, birds are generated and animated in realtime. Each bird is created based on a image sent via text message.

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Degrees of Separation

Maps

Why do people flee from a city? How does a city look when people need to leave to survive? This map shows a satellite map of Manhattan and overlays it with satellite images from different cities in Syria destroyed by war. This project aims to explore how we perceive spatial information and maps based on our previous knowledge of a place. Trying to better understand what does it mean to leave your home and seek refugee in another place.

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Satellite Alphabet

Maps

An interactive web experiment that creates a satellite image based typography.

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Granjeros

Boardgame

Granjeros [spanish for farmers] is a board game that aims to provide a new economic reality by promoting an alternative game that brings forth a new set of values that, thought it recognises competition as a driving force behind growth and development, it balances it with cooperation, sustainability and accountability.

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Regression

Installation

Interactive installation using a typewritter to generate short video feedback. This project won the third place at the II version of the Matilde Perez Art and Technology Contest (Concurso de Arte y Tecnología Matilde Pérez) and it was exhibited at the Telefonica Foundation on July 2012 in Santiago, Chile.

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Moire Machine

Installation

A small machine to visualize moire patterns. Each pattern is first generated in a Processing app and then added to the analog canvas, no screen used. Speed, position and direction can be controlled with the interface.

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Flags for the XXI Century

Data Visualization

This site lets you visualize economic and environmental data of different countries by creating generative flag patterns.

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