Iván Martínez (Mexico City) is an artist and book designer based in Mexico City. He studied graphic design at UAM Xochimilco in Mexico City and attained a Masters at ArtEZ / Werkplaats Typografie, (Arnhem, 2013-2015). After completing his masters’ studies, he attended the 1-year residency program at the Jan van Eyck Academie (Maastricht, 2016–2017). Martínez designed the catalog Life in the Folds by Carlos Amorales for the Mexican Pavilion in the 57th Venice Biennale and created the corporate identity of “Fun & Fury!” for Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, Switzerland. His recent work focuses on the development of fictitious narratives and speculative publications on the aesthetics of rumor and its mechanisms of propagation and modification. He is currently teaching graphic design at the Autonomous National University of Mexico’, UNAM, ENES Morelia.