Gabriela Aceves Sepúlveda is a cultural historian and interdisciplinary media artist working at the intersections of video and performance with a research focus on feminist media and Latin American visual culture. She has received several awards for her video installations and her academic and artistic work has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC); Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Mexico (CONACyT); and the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). She received a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design from La Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, a Masters degree in Visual Arts from York University, and a Masters in Art History and a PhD in History from the University of British Columbia. She is active and committed to the local arts community and has been a board member of various artist-run-centers including CAFK+A (Kitchener-Waterloo), ACCESS Gallery (Vancouver) and VIVO Media Arts Centre (Vancouver).