Juan Pablo de la Vega Castañeda (b. 1986, Mexico City) artist, mathematician, and photographer based in Mexico City. He received his Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and his Diploma in Photography from Academia de Artes Visuales. He holds an MA in Interactive Media: Critical Theory and Practice at Goldsmiths College, London.
His main research areas are knowledge creation and transfer via artificial intelligence techniques, particularly deep learning algorithms, computer vision and image ontology, and the struggle between technology adoption and the surrender of privacy. His work has been presented in Mexico, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He worked for the German Institute of Artificial Intelligence. He is currently working at the studio of Emilio Chapela and collaborating with Torschlusspanik, a workshop for technical and conceptual research in production of contemporary art in Mexico City.