Francisco Alarcon

Computational Artist in Residence, BU Spark!

Ph.D., Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University
MDes in Art, Design and the Public Domain, Harvard University

Francisco Alarcon is the computational artist in residence of BU Spark!

Alarcon has been a guest critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning, Syracuse University School of Architecture and Universidad de las Américas Puebla (Mexico). His work has been exhibited at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin, Museum of Cadiz, Museum of Huelva, A+D Museum in Los Angeles, SCI-Arc Gallery and the Druker Design Gallery at Harvard University.

Francisco holds an MDes in Art, Design and the Public Domain from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He received an M.Arch. from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) where he graduated with distinction and his project, Innerscapes, won the prize for the best thesis. In addition, he holds an M.Eng. in Civil Engineering. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Visual Studies and Critical Media Practice at Harvard University where and is the co-founder of the Harvard Blockchain Group at Harvard Graduate School of Design. The Computational Artist in Residence is a collaboration of the BU Arts Initiative, Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, BU Spark!, Innovate@BU, School of Visual Arts, and the College of Fine Arts.

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