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Intersecciones Presents- Popular Art Design in Mexico: “Esto Somos” (“This is Us”) Documentary
February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
About this event
Join Park & Market‘s Intersecciones binational programming for Popular Art Design in Mexico: “Esto Somos” (“This is Us”), a series of 11 documentaries .
A presentation of 11 documentaries about the world of Popular Art Design in Mexico. One 52 minutes long, portrays the different styles and routes of Art in Mexico, followed by 10 three-minute documentaries portraying individual artists at their work. 90 minutes total. After the presentation of the documentaries, we will have a small presentation talk with two of the artists portrayed in the videos.
ARTESANOS DE MÉXICO | 52 min
Hosted by the renowned anthropologist Marta Turok, “Artesanos de México: Popular Art Routes” is a documentary that seeks to portray the work and technique of the most renowned Mexican artisans, on a journey where we will learn about the expressions of popular art in which the objects are the main characters of our history and culture.
10 Short films | 3 minutes each.
With fine chopped paper, Pedro Ortega creates splendid pieces and altarpieces that portray popular culture full of myths and legends.
Angélica Reyes embroiderer with extraordinary skill in the two-needle technique, basting and pepenado; She preserves the Mazahua textile object art. Perfect stitches make her pieces exquisite.
Carlos and Israel capture figures in the trees of life that perpetuate a worldview that they acquire for generations. Etla # 4. Bajos. Col. Condesa. CP 06100. CDMX t. 55 55151420 | 55 5515140 www.lamaroma.com | email@example.com
Gualberto Campos, with a great family tradition, creates unique and dazzling everyday pieces with the violin lathe.
The Linares Family, with a heritage of generations dedicated to the making of Judas and Skulls, create the Alebrije. Their pieces are unique and representative of great tradition.
Abraham and José Manuel Ruiz
Abraham and José Manuel Ruiz, miniaturist bone sculptors, legacy of their father; They precisely sculpt unique pieces in which they capture the cosmos with a level of detail that marvels.
Blanca and Frida inherit the love for clay, they create pieces capable of expressing imaginary worlds with sensitivity.
Juan Carlos Balmaceda
Juan Carlos Balmaceda, motivated by research into carnivals and their ritualism, perfected the technique of handling wax to make masks, achieving unparalleled realism.
Mónica Barajas renews traditional pottery with current urban designs to promote the culture of Mexicanness.
The García family rescues the traditional mazahua arracada. In their pieces they integrate elements such as the quexquemetl, with which they manage to exalt the culture of their region.
Wednesday, February 21
Park & Market
1100 Market Street