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Coral Pereda Serras

PhD Candidate & Instructional Assistantat University of California San Diego
headshot of female presenting person, caucasia with wavy brown hair
San Diego,
United States
Focus area: AI (Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Fakes)

Coral is a research-based media artist and designer originally from Spain. She holds an MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, an MA in Photography and Design from Elisava Barcelona School of Design and a BA in Communication from IE University, Spain. Her work has been exhibited at Fundació Vila Casas in Barcelona, at Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Expo Art Fair, Twisted Oyster Film Festival,  Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Illinois, and  at SIA Gallery in New York City. She has been featured in publications such as Vassar Review, the Present Tense Pamphlets edited by the Block Museum at Northwestern University and LoosenArt. Coral has been awarded the research fellowship Margaret Fuller from the Franklin Institute at the University of Alcalá for her research project on trauma and the female body in new media art.  Coral has participated in the intensive digital fabrication course, Fab Academy at the Fab Lab Barcelona where she prototyped immersive installations and She has participated in residencies at the Arquetopia Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art,  SÍM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland and Leonardo@Djerassi (Upcoming). She is currently a PhD candidate in Art Practice at UC San Diego where she explores associations between artificial intelligence, embodiment and the occult through the lens of feminist media archaeology.