Antonio Zirión Pérez is a professor and researcher in the Department of Anthropology at UAM-Iztapalapa. He is a member of the National System of Researchers, level 1. D. in Anthropological Sciences from the UAM-I, Master in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester and ethnologist from the Escuela National School of Anthropology and History. Author and coordinator of several books and articles specialized in visual anthropology, ethnographic cinema, urban culture, senses and emotions. He is also a photographer and documentary filmmaker, with two published photo books and documentaries that have won important national and international awards. national and international awards. For more than fifteen years he has worked as a cultural manager, curator and juror in various museums, exhibitions and competitions of film, photography and visual arts, and as a programmer in international documentary film festivals such as DocsMX and Ambulante.