IVAN MARTINEZ (b. 1981, MX) After concluding bachelor studies in graphic design at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Xochimilco (Mexico City), Martínez joined the studio of the Mexican artist Carlos Amorales. Here he collaborated in the development of animations, installations and typographic and editorial design. He moved in 2013 to the Netherlands where he obtained a masters degree at the Werkplaats Typografie, and participated as a guest student in the programme of the Dutch Art Institute (Arnhem). His most recent work focuses, through the development of fictional narratives and speculative publications, on the aesthetics of the rumor and its mechanisms of propagation and modification.