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Amaia Salazar

Teaching Assistant and Postdoctoral Research Fellowat Complutense University of Madrid
Focus area: AI (Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Fakes), Analog, Art History, Net Art, Sound, Acoustics, Urban Planning, Built Environment

Amaia Salazar holds a Ph.D. in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), two undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts and Design respectively from the Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV). She also holds an Investigation, Art and Creation master's degree, having received a UCM Excellence Scholarship. She is also an honorary scholar in the Art History department, and was awarded a Ph.D. Fellowship (PIF) from the UCM and Santander Bank at the Artistic Education Department. Amaia is currently a teaching assistant and postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the UCM.

​Her education in visual arts is complemented by experience in cognition and emotional intelligence, having studied in the Cognitive Neuroscience course at the Nirakara Institute and Psychology at Oxford University. Coming from a multidisciplinary background, she has approached imagination as a construction of beliefs and realities, training in Neurolinguistic Programming, and complimenting her skills with artistic education.