Fernando Patricio Cortizo


Birth Date: In 1972
Birth Place: A Coruña
Mobile Phone: 610 984 015
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 Curriculum

He is an expert on marine culture, naval historian and shipwreck researcher. In addition to his literary activity, he likes submarine fishing, photography, drawing and painting.

 

 Work & Activities

BOOKS:

-Manual do alumno de mergullo con tubo, Edicións Lea, Santiago de Compostela, 1999.
-Historia da Costa galega e dos seus naufraxios S. I- S.XIX, Edicións Lea, Santiago de Compostela, 2000.
-Historia da Costa galega e os seus naufraxios S.XX, Edicións Xerais, Vigo, 2004.
-Escarnio: La tragedia gallega del Prestige, Imp.San Esteban, Fene, A Coruña, 2005.
-De Liverpool ás Sisargas; a derradeira travesía do Priam. Edicións Embora, Ferrol, 2014. (Joint author with Xabier Maceiras Rodríguez).
-He elaborated the list of shipwrecks included in Tesoros del mar de Galicia (CD-ROM), Edicións Lea, Santiago de Compostela, 2000.
-Naufraxios, Enciclopedia Galega, Lugo, 2005.
-Mareas Negras, Enciclopedia Galega, Lugo, 2005.
-Notas dun antigo naufraxio en Cobas in 'Revista Cultural Columba' nº 14, March 2014 (Joint autor with José López Hermida).

He collaborated in the following magazines: Espacio submariño nº 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (biology section), O Talieiro nº 2 (report: O naufraxio do Nantes) and in the magazine to commemorate the 49th edition of the Spanish Submarine Fishing Championship celebrated in A Coruña (report: El patrimonio sumergido en Galicia).

He also collaborated on Galician TV in three programmes dedicated to shipwrecks (2000, 2001 and 2004), on TV (4º Milenio) in a report about shipwrecks in Costa da Morte (January 2010) and in La Voz de Galicia (Ferrol) in four reports in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

He also wrote the introduction of "O mar de Arteixo e os seus naufraxios", a book written by Xabier Maceiras Rodríguez published by Monte da Estrela Cultural Association (January 2013).

In 2009 he collaborated on Radio Roncudo with “O embigho do fin do mundo” presented by Suso Lista. In this programme he talked about the historical episodes suffered by Galicia both from invasions and its own naval history and shipwrecks.

LECTURES:

-'Naufraxios en Galicia' in II Jornadas de Historia y Cultura de Porto do Son (August 2003).
-'Os naufraxios na costa de Ferrolterra', Columba Cultural Association, Covas, Ferrol (October 2004).
-'Mareas negras. Escarnio: la tragedia gallega del Prestige', Casino do Seixo, Mugardos (February 2006).
-'Mareas negras. Escarnio: la tragedia gallega del Prestige', San Xóan Residents’ Association, Narón (July 2006).
-'Naufraxios nas Rìas de Ares e Ferrol', Casino, Mugardos (July 2006).
-'Naufraxios na Rìa de Corme e Laxe', organized by Eduardo Pondal Residents’ Association, Casa do Mar , Corme (December 2006).
-'1º Encontro: Man de Camelle', organized by the City Council of Camariñas in Camelle in November 2007.
-'2º Encontro: Man de Camelle', organized by the City Council of Camariñas in Camelle in December 2008.
-'Naufraxios na Costa da Morte', organized by Suso Lista and the Fishermen Association of Corme (January 2008).
-'Conversas Atlánticas', organized by Eduardo Pondal Residents’ Association, Casino, Corme (December 2009).
-'Naufraxios no mar de Caión', organized by Marcos E. Amado, the Fishing Archive and the Fishermen Association of Caión (www.arquivodapesca) together with Xabier Maceiras (23rd August 2013).

PRESENTATION OF BOOKS AND OTHER EVENTS:

-"Historia da costa galega e os seus naufraxios S.I-XIX", Club do Mar de San Amaro, A Coruña (December 2000).
-"Historia da costa galega e os seus naufraxios S.XX", Librouro Bookshop, Vigo (June 2004).
-"Historia da costa galega e os seus naufraxios S.XX", A Coruña Book Fair (August 2005).
-"Costa da Morte. Un país de sueños y naufragios" by Rafael Lema Mouzo (January 2012 in Muxía and March 2012 in A Coruña). -Reading of a manifesto homage to Manfred Gnädinger, the German from Camelle, owing to the 10th anniversary of his death, Camelle (28th December 2012).
-"O mar de Arteixo e os seus naufraxios" by Xavier Maceiras Rodríguez, A Lus do Candil - Arteixo (15th February 2013).
-"De Liverpool ás Sisargas; a derradeira travesía do Priam" together with Xabier Maceiras at the Fishermen Association of Malpica (11th January 2014), at Alexandre Bóveda Cultural Association in A Coruña (30th January), at A Lus do Candil in Arteixo (Friday 14th February), at Agra do Orzán Residents' Association in A Coruña (Thursday 20th March), at Atochas-Monte Alto (Friday, 21st March) and at Brañas Bookshop in Carballo (Saturday, 5th April).

EXHIBITIONS:

He created Galiza: Terra e mar, a photographic exhibition made up of three collections: Ferrolterra e Ortegal, Costa da Morte and Atlántida de Breogán. Throughout 2006 it was exhibited at Casino do Seixo (Mugardos), C.C Odeón (Narón), Ceibe San Xiao Cultural Association (Narón), Casino (Mugardos), Lembranza Cafè (Fene), Cartamar Bookshop (A Coruña), C.C Odeón (Narón) October 2007, Casa do Alemán, Camelle (November 2007), El Café in Ferrol (April and May 2008), O Casino Bar, Corme (from 30th December 2009 to 12th January 2010).

 Other Interesting Aspects

PREMIOS E GALARDÓNS

Outorgado o 2º premio na XV edición do Concurso Fotográfico Ramón Caamaño Bentín (decembro de 2007), Muxía, pola fotografía: Peirao ancorado no tempo.