Federico Pérez Villoro (b. Mexico, 1987) is an artist and designer based in Brooklyn, NY. He is interested in the critical spaces of design and the political implications of communication technologies.
Federico holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and a BA in Design from ITESO. His work has been published and exhibited internationally, and awarded distinctions by institutions such as FONCA, CONACULTA, Graphis, GD USA, Output Foundation, Communications Arts, FORM, and The Society of Typographic Arts.
In 2015, he founded Second Thoughts, an educational program developed with Fundación Alumnos47 and Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. In 2016, together with Roxana Fabius, he initiated (human) learning, a study group focused on technology and aesthetics that has been hosted at P! in New York City and will be hosted at Art Center/South Florida in Miami.
He has designed exhibition graphics, books, and communication materials for clients including AIGA/NY, Rizzoli Publications, Columbia University School of the Arts, Yale School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, International Center of Photography, Bard College, and the Guggenheim Museum.
He is currently a fellow at the California College of the Arts where he is teaching at the MFA Design as well as doing research on identity and language.
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