Santiago Ortiz (Bogotá, Colombia, 1975) studied Mathematics at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia; he also studied music and literature. He has taught at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Porto in Portugal, and at the Departments of Arts and Mathematics of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. He has been a Professor of the Masters in Art and Technology at the European University of Madrid, and he teaches classes in Digital Design at the European Institute of Design in Madrid, among others. He is co-founder of the magazine for digital art and culture Blank, and a constant collaborator of the MedialabMadrid.
Co-founder of Bestiario.com
His works are related with the intersections between art and science, artificial life, languages and narrative, information spaces and education. He publishes digital works, information about exhibnitions and texts in moebio.com.
He has taken part in collective exhibitions with installations and interactive art, including: