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Pedro Meyer Founder
Pedro Meyer

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Pedro Meyer is one of the pioneers and most recognized representatives of contemporary photography. He was the founder and president of the Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía (Mexican Council of Photography) and organizer of the first three Latin American Photography Colloquiums. Besides his artistic photographic work, Pedro Meyer has been a teacher in various prestigious institutions, as well as the curator, editor, founder and director of the renowned photography website ZoneZero.

He was awarded the prestigious Guggenheim grant in 1987, the Internazionale di Cultura Citta di Anghiari in 1985, in 1993 he received the National Endowment for the Arts in conjunction with Jonathan Green and the California Museum of Photography in Riverside. He has also received numerous awards in Mexican Photography Biennales and the very first grant destined to a Web project, awarded by the Rockefeller Foundation.


In 1991 he published the very first CD ROM in the world that combined images and sound titled “I Photograph to Remember. He is also the author of the books “Tiempos de América” (American Times), “Espejo de Espinas” (Mirror of Thorns), “Los Cohetes duraron todo el día” (The Fireworks Lasted All Day). His book “Truths and Fictions: A journey of documentary photography to digital” edited by Aperture, was also made later into a CD ROM by Voyager in 1995. “The Real and the True” published by Peach Pitt Press came out in 2005. His latest book “Heresies” was published by Editorial House Lunwerg as part of his world-wide retrospective which was shown in over 60 museums simultaneously in October 2008.

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Alejandro Malo

Technology Coordinator
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Alejandro Malo

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Alejandro Malo was born in Mexico City in 1972. He studied Electromechanical Engineering and Communication at the UNAM. He has participated as a promoter and director of several cultural and editorial projects since 1993.

His articles and essays have been published, both in printed and electronic publications, amongst which the now extinct “Park & Read” edited by the Dusseldorf University, stands out for being the fist multi-lingual online literary magazine.

Since 1997 he has been a professional information technology consultant, specializing himself on cultural projects, amongst these the most important being Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas, Internacional de Cultura, and 17, Instituto de Estudios Críticos.

He joined the staff fist as an external consultant, and as of november 2009 as webmaster.

Ehekatl Hernández

Multimedia Design 

Ehekatl Hernández

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Ehekatl Hernández has a B.F.A on Graphic Design form the National School of the Arts in Mexico City and a Masters on Multimedia Applications from the Universidad Politécnica in Catalunya, Spain.

He has been working as a graphic designer for over 15 years. He has also worked on the development and execution of various web and multimedia projects. He has taught courses on web design at UNAM.

Currently he works as a consultant for various institutions and directs two projects: Design-lab and

For the last eight years he was worked as a designer an web programmer for and Pedro Meyer Fundation.

Elisa Rugo

Art Director

Elisa Rugo

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Elisa has a B.A on Visual Communication, with specialization on Creative Visualization from the University of Communication in Mexico City.

She has also studied Photography and Publicity and has attended workshops on Painting, Art History, and Commercial Photography.

She has been collaborating as a graphic designer at since 2005, and has been in charge of administration of several of the site’s sections since then. She also helped bring to life Pedro Meyer’s Hersies Project in 2008, participating in different tasks related to the organization, design, and communication aspects of the project.

As a freelance, she has been part of a wide range of diverse creative projects where she has worked as a web designer, art director, and as a photographer. She helped to conceptualize and execute a workshop on photography and identity with indigenous communities of La Sierra Norte de Puebla. She also worked on the catalogue that documented the results of the workshop.

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