hi! i am aarón montoya-moraga (they/them)

i go by aya, which is short for ayayay and my artist name

i am currently based in Valparaíso and a visiting professor at Universidad de Chile

my interests are education, media arts, open source, machine learning, digital rights

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

since 2015 i operate my netlabel bandurria

more info: contact & artist portfolio, code

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


between 2019-2021 i was a research assistant and got a master's from MIT Media Lab

between 2017-2019 i got my master's from NYU ITP & was a research resident

co-founded coded escuela in 2016, a school of open source software for arts, on hiatus

i have done talks or exhibited at NYU Tisch, W3C, Pioneer Works, New Latin Wave, etc