Mazatlantica

  • MUAC (Mexico City)
  • June 25, 2019 — January 5, 2020
  • Funding: Secretary of Culture, FONCA, CALOSA Foundation, Isabel y Agustín Coppel Collection, Cinco M Dos, ATM Advertising, CityExpress Hotels, Urban Images and Furniture

The wall text for the slightly gruesome adjacent two-channel video installation reads “oyster pearl being inserted into a person.” What person?

Doing Things with Words

  • MUCA Roma (Mexico City)
  • August 1, 2019 — October 13, 2019
  • Funding: Produced in collaboration with the National Laboratory of Oral Studies and Moisés Cosío

There’s something kind of funny about having been 5 years old when Gender Trouble was first published in 1990.

Sangre Pesada

  • Museo Experimental el Eco (Mexico City)
  • June 15, 2019 — August 25, 2019
  • Funding: Produced for/by the XIII FEMSA Biennial

The gross charm of Lázara’s character makes what we already know—that Western civilization has destroyed the world—strange and compelling, mournful but weirdly uplifting.

Offend Society Collective: Drawing Circle

  • La Nana (Mexico City)
  • June 14, 2019 — June 25, 2019

When we got to La Nana, tucked behind the Franz Mayer Museum in the blighted Guerrero neighborhood—forever cursed for having started as an indigenous neighborhood, divided and wrecked by city planners who slapped major thoroughfares, train tracks, power stations, and other “neutral” infrastructure on it—everybody was already sitting in an oval. We both peered at … Continue reading Offend Society Collective: Drawing Circle

Less Foucault, More Shakira

    Who the fuck did it occur to that Foucault and whatever other colonist isn’t mass consumption in a world drawn by that colonialism and its capitalist effects? “What’s next, less Camus, more Maluma?” were the types of indignant questions that we were asked from the moment we appeared on social media.

    Salón Silicón

      When I asked them where they located queerness in their practice as a gallery, Salón Silicón responded: “in our butts.” It reminded me of the time when I was talking to a trans friend who worried that queer theory was theorizing her body out of existence.

      Seduction

      • Lodos (Mexico City)
      • May 9, 2019 — July 20, 2019

      When I was young, I had a repeating dream where I was in the back seat of a car and the driver would disappear. The feeling was similar.

      Lighting Matches

      • AE2 (Culver City, CA)
      • April 7, 2019 — June 1, 2019
      • Funding: In partnership with ROSEGALLERY

      It is a disconcerting image with a disconcertingly matter-of-fact title, an image that feels strikingly contemporary from more than 40 years ago.