Federico Pérez Villoro
(Guadalajara, Mexico, 1987) Artist and researcher living and working in Mexico City. Through texts, performances, and digital artifacts, Federico explores the ways in which state, corporate and institutional authority is exercised technologically. His work has been exhibited internationally and published by The Serving Library, Printed Matter, C Magazine, diSONARE, Gato Negro Ediciones, and the Walker Art Center’s The Gradient. His investigations have also been featured in journalistic outlets such as Quinto Elemento Lab, The New York Times, Aristegui Noticias, among others. Federico has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and California College of the Arts and lectured at schools such as ETH Zurich, Rutgers University, CalArts, The New School, UNAM, Escuela de Artes Jalisco, and Hongik University. In addition, Federico has advanced several experimental educational initiatives. In 2019, he founded Materia Abierta, a summer school on theory, art, and technology in Mexico City that has been developed with the support of Casa del Lago UNAM, Museo Tamayo, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), KADIST, among other organizations.
Guest Scholar 2023.