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Radiador Magazine, Mexico City / Helsinki

Editor-in-chief, Graphic and Editorial Designer for Radiador Magazine.
Three Years, 36 editions and 3 books.

Radiator Magazine" was a Mexico City/Helsinki-based Mexican poetry magazine devoted to the dissemination of non-conventional literature and arts. The title of the project is an homage to Mexican avant-garde movement Stridentism, whom published 'Irradiador' magazine in 1923. The design of the magazine included several references to literature, pop culture and iconic magazines from the 20th century. The magazine was founded by Emmanuel Vizcaya and me in late 2011.

The logo was originally conceptualised as a mutational graphic element making references to different brands, literary movements and magazines such as Marimekko, Ghost Busters, the Brazilian Concrete Poets and more. Later on we developed this idea even further creating remakes of iconic logos and special covers for our anniversary issues.​​​​​​​

- The Editors' Chair -​​​​​​​
- Homage to Metal Hurlant comic's magazine -​​​

The theme of the issue no.26 of the magazine was about rewritings and readymades. I decided to create the design with a direct reference to Irradiador Magazine, which only published three issues a hundred years ago.​​​​​​​
As an author myself, I created a graphical poem that was published on that issue. The name of the poem is 'Códice y corte sobre borrado de piedra de sol' and it was thought as a three dimensional poem:

The magazine was financed by the National Council of Arts & Culture of Mexico and writer Emmanuel Vizcaya was the Poetry Editor during the 36 issues Read more... 

Radiador Magazine, Mexico City / Helsinki
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