Félix Pharand-Deschēnes

Félix Pharand-Deschēnes

Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer

Félix oversees the creative, scientific and visual outputs of EarthX. He is an anthropologist by training. His work has focused on planetary representations, the impact of globalisation and global citizenship and the verticality of modern cosmology. Félix is the founder of Globaïa, a non-profit NGO dedicated to promote science awareness on the great socio-ecological issues of our time through the use of art and science. He is an accomplished science communicator and geovisualization artist whose work has received international acclaim. Passionate about all things related to Big History, the Anthropocene and the Ecosphere, he has designed original visualizations for such organizations as National Geographic and the United Nations. Félix is also the co-founder of the Future Earth Media Lab, a partnership with Future Earth and the International Council for Science that connects science, design, technology and art to change how people think about our planet.