Hugo Rojas was born in Mexico City, the second son of Oscar Rojas and Bertha Godinez. During his early years, he moved to a small village called Congregación Almoloya in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he grew up. Hugo Rojas currently lives in New York City where he has been exploring photography, video and street art as a means of intervention. His photography has been exhibited in Mexico, United States and Spain. Hugo currently teaches Spanish and Media Arts at the Urban Assembly Media High School in New York City, and is completing his graduate degree in Media Studies at The New School.