Francisco Martínez works as a Visiting Professor in Social Design at the Estonian Academy of Arts and convenes the Collaboratory for Ethnographic Experimentation (EASA Network). Before, he had worked at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and the University of Leicester. In 2018, Francisco was awarded the Early Career Prize of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. He has published several books, including Ethnographic Experiments with Artists, Designers and Boundary Objects (UCL Press, 2021); Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia (UCL Press, 2018); Politics of Recuperation in Post-Crisis Portugal (Bloomsbury, 2020); and Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough (Berghahn, 2019), He has also led different art projects – including, ‘Objects of Attention’ (Estonian Museum of Applied Art & Design, 2019); ‘Greetings from Another Time and Space’ (Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, 2019); ‘Life in Decline’ (Estonian Mining Museum, 2021); ‘’Keeping Things in the Dark” (Riga Art Space, 2022).



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