José Manuel Ruiz, Toledo [España], 1984.
Doctor PhD of New Cultural and Artistic Practices – University of Castilla-La Mancha, Faculty of Fine Arts (Cuenca, Spain, 2014) with the thesis ’Appearance, impact and effects of the automatic machine at the artist´s studio: from the traditional workshop to media lab‘. (Cum Laude).
Master of Advanced Studies – University of Castilla-La Mancha, Faculty of Fine Arts (Cuenca, Spain, 2010).
Graduated in Fine Arts – University of Castilla-La Mancha, Faculty of Fine Arts (Cuenca, Spain, 2008).
He has conducted research in the fields of New Media Art, Museology, Read & Write and Digital Culture. His work has focused on the new creative possibilities of Digital Graphic.
As a multimedia artist, his art work has been part of prestigious exhibitions and festivals such as Arte Actual FLACSO (Ecuador, 2016), the International Video Art & Video-Performance Festival INTERCAMBIOS (Colombia, 2016), the International Video Art Festival nodoCCS (Venezuela, 2015), UNESCO International Arts Education Week (Brussels, Belgium, 2015), The Dub Dub copy (Puebla, Mexico, 2014), the II International Festival of Contemporary Engraving INGRÁFICA (Cuenca, Spain, 2009) and the XVI International Fair of Contemporary Multiple Art ESTAMPA (Madrid, Spain, 2008), among others.