Digital artist, designer and multimedia author, born in Mexico City. She is Master in Digital Arts and European Media Master of Arts (EMMA). She did postgraduate studies in photography and video at the University of Barcelona earning the title of Research Proficiency. She also studied a Masters in Philosophy at the National University of Mexico. UNAM.
Lilia was teacher of Interactive Systems in ESDI (Escuela Superior de Diseño) Ramón Llul University, Barcelona, Spain and of Graphic Interface Design in MECAD”s International Master on Creation and Design for Interactive Systems. In 2004 she became Assistant Director at the Center for Multimedia, Mexico, where she worked until 2007.
Lilia was artistic director and developer of the CD-ROM Artevisión, A history of the electronic art in Spain, produced by MECAD, that has been awarded important prizes like the first price in both, the VI Premio Möbius Barcelona Multimedia, Barcelona, Spain and IX Festival Internacional de Vídeo y Multimedia de Canarias, Canary Islands Spain.
As an artist, Lilia has been invited to present her work and to lecture in venues internationally. She has been granted several fellowships, and has been artist in residence in various occasions in Europe and America.
In the Netherlands, Lilia was artist in residence, and developed technologically based artistic projects which dealt with interactive interfaces at V2, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Institute for Media Art, Amsterdam, and the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht.
Lilia specializes in the study, design and production of digital interfaces and her works involve computer vision, real time video editing, biometrics and databases as well as image analysis and interpolation. Recently, she has been focused on research and experimentation involving haptic media. It’s in this field that Lilia develops the project “Just touch: a study about tactility in human – computer interaction” (woking title) with which she participates as founding member in the Interface Studies group, and Imagined Futures, both at ASCA (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis / University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands).