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Maria Fernandez

Associate Professor

Goldwin Smith Hall, Room GM03 l
mf252@cornell.edu
607-255-7050

Overview

María Fernández received her doctorate in art history from Columbia University in 1993. Her interests center on the history and theory of digital art, post colonial studies, Latin American art and the intersections of these fields. She has published essays in multiple journals including Art Journal, Third Text, nparadoxa, Fuse and Mute. With Faith Wilding and Michelle Wright she edited the anthology Domain Errors: Cyberfeminist Practices published by Autonomedia in 2002.

Departments/Programs

  • History of Art and Visual Studies

Graduate Fields

  • Art
  • Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
  • History of Art, Archaeology and Visual Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latino Studies

Research

  • History and theory of digital art, with special interest in cybernetics and art in the late 1950’s and 60’s, artificial life art, and the integration of media theory with post colonial and feminist theory.
  • Mexican art and architecture with emphasis on the seventeenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Courses