Emilio Chapela’s work investigates on technology and it’s effects on human communication from a philosophical and a critical point of view. He has an academic background on mathematics; he studied Arts at the Centro de la Imagen in México City. He has been artist in residence at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York in 2007, in Linienstrasse 40 in Berlin in 2012 and at Kansas University in 2013.
Chapela has received support from several public and private grants like FONCA, CONACULTA and Fundación Jumex for several projects including the publication of his first book Die K. F Gödel Bibliothek in 2014 (published by Sicomoro Ediciones).
Mexico City, 1978