Author: Nuri Richards (México City, Mexico)

Featured: “yo.contenido” Tijuana 10/2013

  www.yocontenido.com (available june 2013) http://monstertruck000.wix.com/javierpulidogandara yo.contenido is an exhibition that will open in October 2013 as part of the arts festival in the city of Tijuana “ENTIJUANARTE” (Oct 4th-6th). The exhibition is in the curatorial charge of the art critic Luis Ramaggio and will remain at the CECUT (Tijuana Cultural Center) until January 2014 w...

Featured: Michelangelo Pistoletto at the Margulies Collection.

  I went to Miami for a travel related to art, having the opportunity to enjoy museums and collections. The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse comprises a 45,000 square feet exhibition space that is involved with the art movement in Wynwood, the art district in Miami.The current exhibition shows, among other relevant contemporary art, Michelangelo Pistoletto´s Two Less One. The piece is se...

First Person: Robert Wilhite interviewed by Nuri Richards (Mexico)

At first, when I called the corresponding area of the Jumex Collection to set up an interview with the members of IGLU I was expecting to talk with Davitt Felder the director of the performance, and maybe in a quick dynamic get to pop one question to each person involved in the performance. I was 30 minutes earlier at the Tamayo Museum so I waited. Around 10:00 a.m. the museum staff started arrivi...

First Person: In The Middle Of This – Nuri Richards (Mexico City)

December 1st of this year groups of people went out the streets in Mexico City in a peaceful protest against the designation of the new President. People were beaten and arrested without evidence of involvement in acts of vandalism.  Part of the persons took down by the police are musicians and artists committed to culture. There was also a 52 year old lady  who a police patrol picked up for askin...

Featured: Performagia 1 – 7 Catalogs (Mexico)

Whenever we talk about the value of things we are concerned about the relation of our existence and the thing we are valuing.  In this measurement of reality we ensure in a statement not only what we think but the idea of making our thoughts part of the world. Then, what happens when we discuss art­? What happens when we talk about something that vanishes at the same time it exists? What about per...

First Person: “El Ausente” by Viviana Martinez (Guadalajara,Mexico)

El Ausente: means “one who was… but is no longer.” Viviana has developed as a painter in Mexico and Spain. However, during the past two years the approach to visual studies has made her work go from two-dimensional  to  multi-disciplinary experimentation. Her work “El Ausente” is executed in a way that the poetic scenery can distract us into space and let performative impli...

Featured: Arte por la izquierda, Art Stance (Mexico City)

We live in the trenches that the government has built, installed around our ideas. From there we raise our willingness, hopping to break these seemingly solid structures of control, so obvious, with those qualities that Chomsky gave to a specific method of manipulation. The day after the presidential election I woke up with sadness, the feeling of my space and my effort being corrupted made me spi...