Francisco-Fernando Granados is a Toronto-based artist, writer, and educator working in performance, drawing, and multidisciplinary critical practices.
He has presented his work in galleries, museums, theatres, artist-run centres, and other sites including Vancouver Art Gallery, LIVE, VIVO Media Arts Centre (Vancouver), Neutral Ground (Regina), Darling Foundry, Fofa Gallery (Montreal), University of Western Ontario (London), Harbourfront Centre, Art Gallery of York University, Doris McCarthy Gallery, Gallery TPW, Images Festival, Trinity Square Video, Katzman Contemporary (Toronto), Defibrillator Gallery (Chicago), Ex Teresa Arte Actual (Mexico City), Kulturhuset (Stockholm), and Theatre Academy at the University of the Arts (Helsinki).
His talks and curatorial projects have been presented at the Hessel Museum (Annandale-on-Hudson NY), the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, Centre A, 221A Artist Run Centre (Vancouver), The Power Plant, Xpace, and Blackwood Gallery (Toronto). His writing has been published in magazines and art journals including FUSE, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, and Canadian Theatre Review. Awards and honours include Emerging Artist Grants from the Toronto and Ontario Arts Councils, scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, and being named as one of Canada’s 30 Under 30 by BLOUIN ARTINFO in 2014. A recipient of the Governor General’s Silver Medal for academic achievement upon graduating from Emily Carr University in 2010, he completed a Masters of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto in 2012.
He is a member of the 7a*11d International Performance Festival Collective and currently teaches courses in contemporary art theory and practice at OCADU and University of Toronto Scarborough.