Arts, Culture, Entertainment, History, Politics, & Sports in English & Español.
Ivan Fernandez is a writer, photographer, and graduate student researcher at San Diego State University. He has nearly 20 years experience working as a journalist, writer, and photographer and continues to cover numerous topics related to the arts, culture, history, and sports of Latin America and the Latinx diaspora across the world with a focus on those living in the United States of America. His work has appeared in various online and print publications including FLAUNT, L.A. Taco, KCET Artbound, LA Weekly, Coachella CAMP magazine, Remezcla, Gamecrate, Panamerika, MTV Iggy, and others. His research at SDSU focuses on the ethnography of association football (soccer) fandoms/fans through the complex and interrelated relationship between the sport, art, culture, history, and politics as a means of creating and influencing such fandoms. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from California State University San Bernardino (2004). He often writes under the pen name "Afroxander."