Reportaje

Other Bodies Behind

  • Rufino Tamayo Museum (Mexico City)
  • August 24, 2019 — November 10, 2019
  • Funding: Secretary of Culture, National Institute of Fine Arts, Museo Tamayo, Olga & Rufino Tamayo Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Embassy of Brazil in Mexico, Grupo Habita

His cock is soft.

#GWCDMX

  • Multiple locations
  • September 5, 2019 — September 8, 2019

We go to Gallery Weekend and drink whatever’s free and stand outside, paralyzed by indecision, trying to find the perfect afterparty that will let us have the catharsis we need.

Night at day

  • Gallery of Mexican Art
  • July 25, 2019 — September 30, 2019
  • Curator(s): Paulina Ascencio

I knew somehow that this was a painting whose title I had noticed while flipping through the catalog, a title indicative of something I do out of anxiety: Leave in a Hurry (2019).

Yellow

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (Athens, GA)
  • August 17, 2019 — October 6, 2019
  • Curator(s): Juried by Kevin Sipp

What is taste? Who determines it? Why is their opinion about it important?

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.