Highlights

Throughout my career I have been invited as a speaker to some events to talk about my work and my process. Media not related to me have also featured pieces of my work and conducted interviews on their pages. Here are some of those events and highlights.


Speaker

Feb. 2017, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong
A talk with students about the work made at the South China Morning Post graphics team

Nov. 2017 The Society for News Design, London
A talk with media professionals about the work I was doing at the South China Morning Post graphics team. Part of the SND-London summit in 2017.

July 2017, Google APAC – “New Frontiers in Data Journalism”, Singapore
A talk with media professionals about the work I was doing at the South China Morning Post graphics team. Part of the Google News initiative in Asia-Pacific.

Feb. 2018, Hong Kong Design Institute
A talk with students about the work made at the South China Morning Post graphics team

Nov. 2019, Infovis, Mexico
A talk with media professionals and students about my career in graphics. Part of the 2019 edition of INFOVIS visual conference


Exhibitions

June, 2017. Swing a Cat Art Gallery. Kowloon, Hong Kong
A collective exhibition of infographics named “Infografest” showing diverse print graphics and animations.

Nov. 2018, Wild Mazzini Art Gallery. Turin, Italy
A collective exhibition of data art at WILD MAZZINI. Showcasing the piece titled “The power of your passport”. Originally published by The South China Morning Post.


Features and interviews

Book citation
Infographics Design (BNN Tokyo) ISBN: 978-4-86100-933-4, 2014.
Book released on August 2014. Post entry link here.

Interview
Newspaper Design [ link ] May. 2019
Feature on my career titled “Infographics should be simple, clean and easy to understand. Five questions for award-winning infographic designer Marco Hernandez”

Article
“Mapping the world’s growing plastic mountain, one bottle at a time”
The Tribune [ link ] Oct. 2019.
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”

Article
“BACKSTORY-Mapping the world’s growing plastic mountain, one bottle at a time”
Reuters [ Link ] Oct. 2019
The making of Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”


Interview
The Functional Art [ link ] Sept. 2019
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”

Article
“This sickening graphic shows how much plastic exists on Earth right now”
The Fast Company [ link ] Nov. 2019
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”

Interview
UK Online Journalism [ link ] Dec. 2020
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “How powerful was the Beirut Blast”

Article
“We are drowning in plastic”
Ahead of the Herd [ link ] March 2021
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”


Interview
Crunite Magazine [ link ] Jun. 2021
Feature on my career titled “Data Visualisations: An Interview With Marco Hernandez”


Interview
Malofiej Awards [ link ] Jun. 2021
Features my work in Reuters’ piece “Shifting smoke” as winner of best digital map in the 29th edition of the awards considered as the Pulitzers of infographics.

Podcast citation
American Scientist Magazine [ Link ] Jun. 2021
Science communication episode. Citation of the Reuters’ piece “Drowning in Plastic”