Mateo Vega is a film director and alternative cultural organizer. He was born in 1994 in Lima, Peru and moved to Amsterdam in 2002. He studied at Amsterdam University College and at The New School, majoring in film and philosophy. In 2018, he completed his short fiction debut Radio Voorwaarts, which grew into a multidisciplinary platform to showcase countercultural art. He's currently pursuing an MA in Moving Image at the Sandberg Instituut, Gerrit Rietveld Academie.