Felipe Castelblanco is a multidisciplinary artist working at the intersection of socially engaged and Media art. His work explores new frontiers of public space, which enable coexistent encounters between unlikely audiences and across vast distances. Felipe is currently a PhD Candidate at the Basel Art Academy FHNW, holds an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University (U.S) and a BA from Javeriana University (Colombia). He has had solo shows at Royal Academy Schools, UK (2015), Negros Museum, Philippines (2015), and Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (2014); in collaboration at the Queens Museum, NYC (2016) and the San Diego Museum of Art, CA (2013) among others. He is recipient of several awards including the Starr Fellowship at the Royal Academy Schools in London (UK) and has served as US Cultural Emissary to the Philippines.