Fernando Palma Rodríguez
(b. 1957,San Pedro Atocpan, Mexico)
Fernando Palma Rodríguez is an artist trained as a mechanical engineer. He joins his interest in science, robotics, and programming with an artistic practice informed by environmental and cultural activism. His work focuses on environmental issues in the district of Milpa Alta, located at the southern edge of Mexico City, where he and his family live. Along with his mother, Carmen Rodríguez Meza, and sister, María Angélica Palma Rodríguez, he is a founding member of Calpulli Tecalco, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of the natural environment, history, and culture of the original peoples of the region.