Paula Gaetano Adi (b. in San Juan, Argentina) is an artist and Associate Professor of Experimental & Foundation Studies at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
Her artistic practice and robotic work draws from studies of technoscience, colonialism, and artificial life, enacting speculative scenarios that stresses the power of technological develpment in illuminating new social narratives and new images of the possible.

Paula Gaetano Adi’s work has been exhibited and showcased extensively in museums, conferences, and art festivals throughout Europe, Asia, South America, and North America. She earned an MFA in Art & Technology from The Ohio State University, was a Visiting Scholar at REMAP / UCLA, Professor at UNTREF Electronic Arts in Buenos Aires, and Artist-in-Residence at EMPAC Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Among other distinctions, she is the recipient of the First Prize VIDA 9.0, a Fellowship from Argentina’s National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship; and the Fundación Telefónica’s Art & Artificial Life Incentive Award for Ibero-American artists. Recent publications include “Mestizo Robotics” at Leonardo Journal MIT Press, and the co-authored special issue “Mestizo Technology: Art, Design, and Technoscience” in Latin America, the Media_N Journal.