José Jiménez Ortiz (Torreón, 1980)

He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the UAdeC. His work has been shown at VII Bienal de Mercosul, The Modern Museum in Texas, Van Abbemuseum in Nederland, Museo Carrillo Gil, MUCA, SITAC IX, Festival Transitio 04 and 05, Space and Books Project at Frankfurt University, the Württembergischer Kunstverein in Germany , the Volusian of Pataphysics and Psychogeographycs Arts Institute in Brazil, and several national and international venues. He has been recipient of the FONCA fellowship for young artists (2008, 2010 and 2013), the BANCOMER-MACG Program for Contemporary Artists (2010-2012), the Program of international residencies FONCA-CONACYT (2012), the CNA-Centro Multimedia Research and Production in Art and Media Program (2012) and the Kunstiftung Baden Württemberg Residency Program in Germany (2012). He has been awarded with Honor Mentions at the International Contest  for Electronic Arts TRANSITIO MX (2013) and The National Biennial ARTEMERGENTE in Mexico (2012), also the VII New Art Biennial acquisition award in Coahuila (2002); the Installation contest ICOCULT award (2002); the Journalists award in Coahuila (2004 and 2006) and the Coahuila Youth Award (2004). Currently directs with Leo Marz and Ruben Gutierrez, an interdisciplinary space in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.