Fernando Quesada is an architect (1995) and PhD. architect (2002), graduated at Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM). He is professor of architectural design at the School of Architecture of Alcala University (Madrid). Between 1998 and 2000 he was Visiting Scholar (Independent Program) at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), Columbia University in New York, thanks to a Fulbright grant. Between 2009 and 2010 he was postdoctoral researcher at the Delft School of Design (DSD), TU Delft (The Netherlands). In 2013 he was a guest researcher at Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Since 2005 he is a member of ARTEA, a research by practice independent association of academics and artists, where he practices research, teaching, production and publication of the performing arts in the expanded field. ARTEA offers a post-professional master’s program in the performing arts in collaboration with cultural institutions such as Museum Reina Sofía, La Casa Encendida, or Matadero Madrid.
He was co-director of the art and architectural journal O-Monografías, edited by the Galician Association of Architects between 2000 and 2010. He is author of the books La Caja Mágica. Cuerpo y Escena (Barcelona 2005), Del cuerpo a la red. Cuatro ensayos sobre la descoporeización del espacio (Madrid 2012), and Arquitecturas del devenir (Madrid 2014, Finalist FAD prize). He was editor of Cairon 12. Cuerpo y Arquitectura (Madrid 2009), Comunidad. Común. Comuna (Madrid 2015), and Ser Público. Ficciones arquitectónicas para Madrid (Madrid 2017).