Joskowicz was born in 1968 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. In 1990, she participated in an exchange program at the Ecole d'architecture de Paris-Villemin in Paris. She later traveled to the United States to study for a bachelor of architecture degree at the University of Houston, Texas, where she graduated in 1991. During the nineties, she participated in small group exhibitions showing her audiovisual work. In 1998, she received the Jack Goodman Award for Art & Technology from New York University. In 2000, she graduated from the master of arts program at the same university, where she presented her first public exhibition based on her thesis work.