FIMS Profile

Talia Mendez Mahecha

  • About Me

Talia Méndez, also known as "Tata", is a digital creative. Her curiosity has marked her professional career and has led her to explore the relationship between multimedia communication, design, and digital humanities as the roots of creativity. She has worked as a consultant for libraries, museums and historical memory projects, including the National Library of Columbia and the Columbian Truth Commission. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Media Studies at Western University, where she is pursuing research about women’s experiences of the Salvadoran Civil War in a project called “Women 2022: Creation of Digital Memories to Transmit to the Present.” She has a degree in Industrial Design (Colombia), a specialization in Multimedia Communication (Colombia), and an M.A. Hispanic Studies (Canada).