Maro Pebo


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Maro Pebo is an artist whose work aims to release the indiscipline of living cells. Born in Mexico City. Ph.D. in Creative Media (City University of Hong Kong), MA in Critical and Gender Studies (Bologna University). Weaving collaborations, Maro Pebo works on defying anthropocentrism and on skeptical environmental accountability. Her transdisciplinary work complements and transforms the responsibility of the life sciences to think about biological matter. Maro Pebo specializes in the intersections of art, science, and biotechnology. 

Maro has published and presented her research internationally including at Performance Research, ISEA, EVA, ISCMA, and Media Art Histories, co-curated the Open Systems salon, the HK Leonardo Art Science Rendezvous, and was involved in the Mexican Pavilion of the 56th Venice Biennale. Previously she was senior lecturer of Moist Media at DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts and Concept Developer at Waag, Amsterdam. Her works have been displayed at Ars Electronica, Riga Stradins University Anatomy Museum in Latvia, the Toronto Design Festival, Gerdau Museum in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and The Lahore Media Arts Festival in Pakistan. Her interest lies in microorganisms’ cultures, the mitochondria and fostering post-anthropocentric microbiology literacy in society.


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