Valeria Salinas Toro
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Valeria Salinas Toro

CreatorLondon, United Kingdom
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Valeria Salinas Toro
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Valeria Salinas Toro

CreatorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Valeria Salinas Toro is a Creative Technologist, Producer and Visual Artist, working within the intersectionality of community, technology and Afrofuturism. Their practice advocates and celebrates collaboration and innovation through material experimentation. Their most recent event, SE LDN ARCHIVES, showcased six artists from South East London and their perspective of the area. They also hosted a panel discussion with three individuals contributing to the community, with audiences interacting and asking questions throughout. Their next instalment of their event is on Friday, 19th of August. You can find more on their instagram @v.mks and their website valeriatoro.com
Projects
  • Dormant Death
    Dormant DeathAs part of my final year graduate show, and a life time journey of learning and experimenting, Dormant Death is a fully immersive interactive space that combines the past materiality of terracotta, among the future digital, interactive code that reacts to your voice. Guests are co-producers, in which they are able to submit their own questions to the dead via a postcard before entering the room of suspended soul containers, each individualised, representing the diversity of existence. Once ins
  • Valeria X Rene: A New Bobby on The Beat
    Valeria X Rene: A New Bobby on The BeatA co-production with Rene Matić, the designs encompass the themes of Beano: The Art of Breaking The Rules. The themes of rebellion, text, fashion, and how to manifesto these themes from an internal perspective.  Images by ©Tim Bowditch
  • Rising: A Manifesto
    Rising: A ManifestoA new film in collaboration with Somerset Studios resident Seth Pimlott. The film explores the political, ecological, and spiritual dimensions of the group's artistic practice in what is both a reckoning and a celebration. I was a Producer, Director, Editor, Consultant for the project.
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Work history
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    Somerset House logo
    Future ProducerSomerset House
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working collaboratively with Somerset House to develop skills and creative practise with a wide variety of artists and design studios that reside within Somerset House. This includes the collaborative co-production of content towards exhibitions, mentors and regular meet up with groups to support and advise on all areas of new cultural events
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    Decolonised Networking logo
    Co-founderDecolonised Networking
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Co-founder of Decolonised Networking, who provide local workshops, mentoring and job opportunities to young BPOC in South London.
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Skills
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Code
  • Design
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Design Interaction
  • Design Production
  • Graphic Communication
  • Writing
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    1st Class HonoursUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    BA Degree in 3DDesign and Creative Computing (Diploma) at UAL