Eli Joteva is a Bulgarian intermedia artist and researcher based in LA. With a practice rooted in photography and digital media, she is deeply influenced by contemporary research in the fields of quantum mechanics, neurophysics and machine vision. The core of her current research explores organic and computational memory systems in relationship to imaging processes of the past and future. Joteva’s work has been exhibited at Culture Hub LA (2020), SPRING/BREAK Art Show (2020), xCoax (2020), DA Fest (2019, 2017), Ars Electronica (2017), Sariev Contemporary (2018) Fischer Museum (2013) Queensland Center for Photography (2013) among others. She holds an MFA from UCLA Design | Media Arts, a BA in Fine Arts from USC Roski and most recently completed The New Normal post-graduate research program at Strelka. She has been a resident artist at Vermont Studio Center, ACRE, Photo+Sphere and an active member of UCLA Art Sci Center | Lab since 2016. She is currently a curator for SUPERCOLLIDER Gallery in Los Angeles, a procedural animation artist and a director of virtual galleries for multiple online exhibitions.