Fernando Martín Velazco
Fernando Martín Velazco (Mexico, 1990) is a storyteller, multidisciplinary art researcher, and captain of the Stultifera Navis Institutom, a creative expeditions platform.
His work focuses on the field of expanded arts parting from research processes in natural areas. He has written in cultural media and for peer-reviewed magazines (Media-N, Leonardo). As captain of the Stultifera Navis, he developed the cycle Hauntologies with performative installations in abandoned buildings of Mexico and Uruguay (2015-2017). In 2018 he carried out Ohtlatocaliztli, an artwork pilgrimage throughout Uto-Aztec indigenous territories of Mexico and the US. He coordinates the art-science cycle "The Leviathan's Playing", carrying out research with grey whales on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Since 2020 he has been editor of Kibernao. Thought and Ecocritics. He is the author of The Northwest Traveler (2022), a transmedia project about grey whales' cultural history.
"Ethology of metamorphosis between red snappers and humans during the SARS-CoV2 pandemic (COVID-19): a case of study in Mexico City"", Metamorphologies, Metropolitan Autonomous University (2020)
“To the Sea as the Lab. Art, Science, and Navigations in the work of Santiago Genovés”, Telecápita Magazine (2020)
Research for the commemorative editions of Farabeuf (2015), and Elsinore. Un cuaderno (2018) by Salvador Elizondo "From Siqueiros to Nintendo: The Rosenblueth factor in contemporary culture", on VADB. Latin American Contemporary Art (May, 2019)
"Teatro della Natura, Inaugural Text" (January, 2020), in VADB. Latin American Contemporary Art.
The North-West Traveler (2022) NORO, Mexico (transmedia project)
Participation in exhibitions and forums
Curator of “Joy of the Whale", collective exhibition with works by collaborating artists of "Los Juegos del Leviatán" at LA Film Boutique in Los Angeles, California (December, 2019) Panelist at the "Re@ct: Social Change Art Technology" Symposium during the NEoN Digital Arts Fes(val in Dundee, United Kingdom (2019). Table: "Disrupt! Interven(ons in Cultural and Poli(cal Contexts".
Lecturer at the symposium "The Fragile Ocean" (2019), organized by the "Sail Britain" in London, United Kingdom
Panelist in the Diplomature in Brain Ecologies, taught by the ACT program of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Modules: Interspecies and machine-to-machine communication (March, 2021), Machines and living beings: communications from art (March, 2022).
Moderator of the conference chair "Is it the science the wolf of man? ", at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2016