Natasha Chuk was born in Monterrey, N.L. in Mexico, grew up in the U.S., and is now a New York City-based critical theorist and independent curator whose interested in experimental art and the relations between interfaces and structures of perception (organic/inorganic) in media objects as systems of language, with particular attention to their ontologies, behaviors, affordances, and limitations. She holds a PhD in Media and Communication Philosophy, an MA in Media Studies, and a BA in Cinema Studies. Her first book, Vanishing Points: Articulations of Death, Fragmentation, and the Unexperienced Experience of Created Objects (Intellect Ltd., 2015), is a study on the creation and uses of presence and absence across a variety of media, including film, photography, and video games. Her essays have also appeared in Dissect Journal, First Person Scholar, Interartive, and others. She teaches courses in film studies, digital cultures, art history, and media aesthetics at the School of Visual Arts and The New School.
Chuk rhymes with duke.
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