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Eduardo Maldonado is a graphic designer, artist and art historian. He is originally from Mexico City.
He currently is based in Paris and Mexico City.
As a graphic designer, he has developed a freelance activity under the trade name Gulp! Design, developing for the private sector (such as McGrawHill, CBRE, Mexican Association of Tourist Developers and Ara Consortium), and for public organizations (National Autonomous University of Mexico, the National Women’s Institute and Congress Channel). In his projects, he has been in charge from creative conception to coordination and art direction. His work includes book covers, web projects, magazines, digital campaigns, posters, institutional videos and corporative identity.
As an artist he has explored the themes of seduction, appearances and illusions of images. He works in painting, video art and drawing. He has had individual exhibitions in different cultural spaces in Mexico City and has participated in group exhibitions such as the National Meeting of Young Art (Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven) of the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA).
Research and Criticism
His lines of research are focused on the analysis of the visual strategies of artistic interventions in public space in comparison with the strategies of outdoor advertising and the mechanisms of urban perception. He also writes about reviews for contemporary artists and about design and visual culture.
He has published in the Revista Anales of the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas and in the Revista .925 of the Facultad de Artes Visuales of Taxco, both journals of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.