Mexican artist and architectural designer based in Chicago, US and Pachuca, Mex. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow (Anti Racism and Global Architecture History).
His work uses architectural design, writing, video, public programs and performance to address histories of social struggles, racialization and class dynamics in the Americas. He has been a grantee of the New Artists Society of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Jumex Foundation for Contemporary Art, the John W. Kurtich Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He is a member of the Global Architecture History Teaching Collaborative of the Department of Architecture at MIT. His work has been shown in venues as the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, the Chicago Design Museum, Extase, SITE Galleries, SpaceP11 and the Centro de Arte y Filosofia.
El Espejo Otomí
Like a Flower We Will Dry Upon the Earth
Post National Pavilions
Gala for a Lost Future
A House For A Film
Mechanics of Labor Control
The Smallest Things
The North American Union
The Issue You Mentioned Earlier
Freedom, baby, is never having to say you’re sorry (The Caravan)
A47 - An Oblique Platform
Interior Irruptions, a Review of Faysal Altunbozar’s solo show at Amazigh Contemporary
El Espejo Otomí - In Progress
Chapter 1: The World Below
An approximation to the cosmological architecture of Otomí culture
El Espejo Otomí is an installation consisting of three acrylic molds of a maguey leaf assembled on top of a concrete and marble well. The plastic maguey leaves hang from the cieling through a customized structure of copper steam pipes.