Sebastián Morales Prado
Sebastián Morales Prado is a Mexican artist, engineer, and researcher based in New York. His practice develops interactive works hybridizing robotics, digital culture, and living systems. Sebastian is a co-founder of Appropriate Audiences, which invented the first robotic tattoo machine to explore concepts of permanence, technology, and the boundaries of the body. Recently, Sebastian has collaborated with Tiri Kananuruk as MORAKANA. They exhibited and performed at The National Gallery of Singapore as part of the exhibition Novel Ways of Being. Sebastian has spoken at conferences including Radical Networks, and ArtTech Forum in Venice, Italy. He has lectured at CUNY, UArts , and teaches at the SFPC. Sebastian was an artist in residence at Autodesk Pier 9 (2015), a New Media Artist resident at Mana Contemporary (2018), and Research Fellow at the ITP at NYU (2018).