David McIntosh is Toronto-based writer, curator, educator, and visual artist who has lived and worked extensively in Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Argentina and Peru. He has curated film, video and new media programs for the Toronto International Film Festival, Cinematheque Ontario, the Hot Docs Documentary Festival, Nuit Blanche Toronto, the National Gallery of Cuba, the National Gallery of Argentina, and the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA). He is an award winning documentary film producer (Tina in Mexico, 2002) and dramatic screenwriter (Stryker, 2004). His critical writing on film, video and new media has been published widely in books and periodicals. His recent critical texts have focused on a range of art, design and technology subjects. He holds a PhD in Communications and Culture Studies and is a Professor of Media Studies at the Ontario College of Art & Design in Toronto where his primary research fields are: globalization and the political-economies of audiovisual spaces; network theories and practices; new media narrativity; mobile locative media; digital documents; Latin American media studies; and queer media. In 2008, McIntosh was the recipient of the prestigious Ontario College of Art & Design Award for a Career of Distinguished Research and Creation. He was artist in residence at the Amauta New Media Centre in Cuzco, Peru in 2007, where he researched a new media project based in mobile media uses in the informal economy of Cuzco, Peru, which developed into his most recent artwork, QOSQO LLIKA (2010), a mobile locative distributed documentary to intervene in the perception and function of public urban space.