Miguel Fernández de Castro (b. Sonora, 1986) is a visual artist whose work examines how extractive and criminal economies materially transform a territory. Through long-term projects he has developed a body of work through photography, video, sculpture, archives and writing. His work has been shown at Museo Jumex, MX; MOCA Tucson; Frac Centre-Val de Loire, Orleans; Laika e-flux, NY; Museo de Geología, UNAM, MX; Spazio Veda, Florence; The Wren Library, Cambridge; Museo Artium, Vitoria; Proyecto Paralelo, MX; Casa del Lago, MX; Ashkal Alwan, Beirut; Museo de Arte Moderno de México, MX; Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver; Bikini Wax, MX; Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles; among others. He has been resident at PAOS, Guadalajara and at Casa Gallina-InSite, Mexico City, among others. His short film Grammar of Gates was selected by Ballroom Marfa to be shown in Artists’ Film International (AFI) 2020, organized in conjunction with Whitechapel Gallery, London. Lives and works in the border region between Altar and Tucson.