Pablo Martinez Zarate

Head Professor, Documentary Film & Digital Narrative, Iberoamericana University, Mexico

Pablo Martinez Zarate (Mexico City, 1982). Mexican filmmaker, writer and artist. Professor at the Communications Department of Iberoamericana University, where he coordinates the photography lab and is head of the Master in Film program. Pablo's work bridges memory, territory and identity through film, photography, multimedia and writing. He has exhibited individually at spaces such as Laboratorio Arte Alameda and Mexico's National Museum of Art. His work includes films, webdocumentaries, art installations and publications. His most recent book is The Powers of the Image: Body and Death in the Audiovisual Culture (Ibero, 2018). He has received awards in Brazil, India, USA and Mexico. In 2016, as professor at Ibero University, he founded the Laboratorio Iberoamericano de Documental (Iberoamerican Documentary Lab), which he heads since. He has been guest lecturer and speaker at EICTV Cuba, University of Southern California, Emerson College Boston, Zurich University of the Arts, University of Copenhagen, among others. He is a member of the Iberoamerican Chair in Transmedia Narratives and of the Memory Studies Association.

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