Rene Galvan was born in Brownsville, Texas. He lives and works in Boston MA. He graduated from Brown University with a dual AB in History and Latin American Studies, and received an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Galvan calls his studio practice Queer Algorithms, an interdisciplinary approach to generate and visualize research based work. Interested in characteristically revealing the limits and forms of social relationships and uncertainty, his work currently involves collections, repetition, book making, performance, and photography.