Max Ammo (they/them) is an audiovisual artist from Mexico City. Self-taught illustrator, graphic designer, producer and DJ. Graduated in 2015 from Vancouver Film School’s Classical Animation program. Currently lives and works on the unceded and traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
Max works primarily as an illustrator, graphic designer, and animator. Their commissioned work includes cover artworks for music releases, building visual identities/branding, flyers, editorial illustration, animated visuals and many others. Some organizations and projects Max has collaborated with are Festival Ceremonia (MX), rRoxymore (DE), MUTEK (SF), Vancouver Black Therapy and Advocacy Foundation (YVR), Thump (MX), NAAFI (MX), Vancouver Art Book Fair (YVR)to name a few.
Max also produces and performs under the alias "Goo", their hardware electronic solo project which has been a platform to explore sound, gender and writing. They have performed in music festivals such as Current Symposium, New Forms Festival, and Active Passive Concerts.
They started DJing under "El Angel Exterminador", a project focused on showcasing producers from Latin America and its diaspora in response to the lack of bookings of Latinx artists in so-called “Vancouver”.