Pedro Ortiz-Antoranz (Barcelona, 1970) has lived in Mexico for more than a decade. He is a curator, visual artist and scholar whose main focus is the documentation of urban life, public spaces, and informal economies. He uses documentary video and photography as the main tools in his fieldwork. He has done research in Mexico, China, and India. His publications include Monumentos Menores: Mutaciones en el Paisaje Urbano, 2008, which groups together essays, videos, and photographs produced in several cities in Asia and Latin America. Ortiz-Antoranz holds a BA in Political Science and Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and an MA in Visual Arts from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He has also studied documentary film at SVA, in New York. He is currently consultant for urban culture and urban development at UNESCO. He teaches urban studies, political art, and experimental film and video art at Casa Lamm. He’s been a curator and head of the Educational Program of Ex-Teresa Arte Actual. His artistic and curatorial work has been exhibited at MACO in Oaxaca; Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Museo de Arte Moderno, Museo Carrillo Gil, Centro de la Imágen, Celda Contemporánea, in Mexico City; and IDARTES Foundation in Bogota, Colombia; Casa de la Obra Pía, La Habana.