Lena Ortega (aka Leena Lee) is a sound artist, researcher, designer and teacher whose line of inquiry explores the intersections between natures/cultures. Member of the Art+Science interdisciplinary research group of The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) who has been working in the intersection of art, science and humanities for ten years.
She holds a PhD in Art History a Masters in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and a specialization in Media and Design for Print from San Francisco State University. She has been a visiting artist and researcher in Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Finland and has participated in national and international group exhibitions. Ortega has written articles in collective books of design and philosophy and has been a teacher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and La Salle University.
Host of the radio show: Sin Superficie, la piel no es el límite, dedicated to the active practice of listening which presents work done mostly by women and non binary people in the field of sound ecology, soundscape ecology and experimental music.
My radio programs
Sin Superficie and Atmósferas Armónicas
My research group
Bioartefactos, degranar lentamente un maíz. MACO, Oaxaca, Mexico 2014.
En el umbral ( y a solo a unos pasos de la dimensión sublime de la belleza. Museo Universitaio del Chopo, Mexico City 2014.
Sin origen, sin semilla, MuAC, MUCA ROMA, Mexico City, 2012-2013.