The moving results will soon be on view in a virtual gallery by California’s Social and Public Art Resource Center.
In Mexico City, Art Collective Paints Names of Femicide Victims on Streets
The names, painted on International Women’s Day, were scrubbed away around 24 hours later.
Art Critic Destroys $20K Glass Sculpture at Zona Maco
The glass work shattered to pieces “as though it had heard my commentary and sensed what I thought about it,” according to Mexican art critic Avelina Lésper.
Taking in Local Projects at Zona Maco, Latin America’s Largest Art Fair
Even with art on view from dozens of countries, I found myself most drawn to work from local Mexican artists and spaces.
Facing Delayed Wages, Non-Unionized Workers of Mexico City’s Institute of Fine Arts Stage Protest
A group of around 40 employees quietly entered the Palace of Fine Arts during an event. They silently held up their placards as many in the audience cheered and yelled “contrato digno” — a call for “dignified contracts.”
Claiming Months of No Payment, Workers at Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts Demand Wages
One anonymous employee says it worries him that he has not been paid for six months, despite continuing to do his job and sometimes working late nights.
Farmworker Unions and LGBTQ Activists Clash Over Nude Portrait of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata
At a Mexico City museum, farmworker unions demanded the painting of the Mexican Revolution leader be destroyed. Their protest escalated to a clash with LGBTQ activists, amounting to violence and use of homophobic slurs.
In Mexico City, Widespread Protests About Women’s Rights Target a Monument and Museum
Dozens of breastfeeding mothers gathered at Mexico City’s Museum of Modern Art in protest of discriminatory regulations, while the Angel of Independence monument was vandalized with feminist graffiti and crocheted hearts.
In Anti-Rape Demonstration, “Glitter” Protesters Vandalize Historic Mexican Monument
Residents in anguish over gender-based violence in Mexico City graffitied one of the capital’s most historic landmarks in an act of frustration against government officials.
Making Art from Architecture in Mexico City
Artists often use whatever materials they can find, creating works that reflect on the socioeconomic realities of their surroundings.
An Artist’s Artist Gets His Due in Mexico City
Timoney presents a kind of salon-style show, but all emerging from a single mind.
Adapting Zoe Leonard’s “I want a president” for Mexico’s Upcoming Election
Ahead of Sunday’s presidential election in Mexico, the poet Luis Felipe Fabre has adapted Leonard’s poem and a collective reading will take place in Mexico City on Saturday.