Pluriversal Disturbances

Pluriversal Disturbances will sing the songs of micro-gestures that flow between critical codes, indigenous futurism, protective media, and speculative encounters in unworlds.

Ricardo Dominguez was a member of Critical Art Ensemble and a cofounder of Electronic Disturbance Theater 1.0 (EDT), a group that developed Virtual-Sit-In technologies in 1998 in solidarity with the Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico, with Carmin Karasic, Brett Stalbaum and Stefan Wary. With Electronic Disturbance Theater (EDT) 2.0 (Brett Stalbaum, micha cardenas, Amy Sara Carroll, and Elle Mehrmand) he co-created the Transborder Immigrant Tool, a GPS cellphone safety net tool for wandering over the Mexico–U.S. border. EDT 3.0 presented at the MexiCali Biennial: Land of Milk and Honey (BORDERLANDS): and He is a Creative Captial awardee, a Hellman Fellow, a Society for the Humanities Fellow at Cornell University, a Rockefeller Fellow (Bellagio Center, Italy), and a UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy Fellow. Ricardo is a professor and chair of the Department of Visual Arts, a Principal Investigator at CALIT2/QI at UCSD, and his writings can be found at: