Ten Estonian contemporary artists, acting as accidental anthropologists, have paid special attention to the side effects of the modern extractive industries in Estonia; their exhibition, […]
Francisco Martínez (1982) is a researcher and curator, currently working as Associate Professor at Tallinn University. He holds a PhD in anthropology and has researched material culture through ethnographic experiments. He has been working and giving lectures in various universities, such as the University of Leicester, University of Helsinki, Aalto University, Berlin Humboldt University, University of Lisbon, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Latvian Academy of Arts, etc. In his work, Francisco explores how the materiality around us frames the way we know the world, making use of exhibitions as a methodology for social research. He has published several books, including Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia (UCL Press 2018) and Ethnographic Experiments with Artists, Designers and Boundary Objects (UCL Press 2021). In 2018, he was awarded Early Career Prize by the European Association of Social Anthropologists.