- Lily Diaz was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and in Puerto Rico. She has a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from Brandeis University, and is a graduate of the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has taught at the Pratt Institute of Design in Manhattan, the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico, and has lectured in Finland, Puerto Rico, Spain and the United States. She has also researched and published work on the subject of Pictorial Space in Computer Art and most recently received a Young Researcher’s award from the Center for International Mobility (CIMO) in Finland. Currently she is pursuing postdoctoral studies at the Media Lab of the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland. Lily Diaz works with language and with images. Her interests focus on the areas of history, myth and representation.