~ hi ~

i am aarón montoya-moraga (they/them). i go by aya, which is short for ayayay and my artist name.

i am based in Santiago, i am an assistant professor at the school of design of Universidad Diego Portales, a visiting professor at the school of design of Universidad de Chile and the designlab of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez i run my own small business and art studio piruetas, and the netlabel bandurria.

i hold 2 master's degrees, from MIT Media Lab and NYU ITP. my research focuses on open source media arts, machine learning, and digital rights. i have given talks or exhibited at NYU Tisch, W3C, Pioneer Works, New Latin Wave, among others.

since 2016 i contribute to Processing (released p5.js site & book in Spanish).

more info: contact & artist portfolio, code

if you want to sponsor my open source work, you can donate here


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