"ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES IN COMMUNITIES"
2011 - 2013, Mexico City, Mexico
research for second module of the project "Creative strategies"
was carried out within the exhibition "On the edge of no
return" curated by Ivana Bago and Antonia Majača in the
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporanea in Mexico City. This
part of the project addresses the meaning of self-organization
and creative problem-solving within the community in the
creation of everyday life, as well as the future of the
society in which these communities operate. Since
Mexico is a specific environment, in which there is a special
emphasis on self-organization within the underprivileged
parts of the community, with new methodologies of resistance
(Chiapas) and less functional state systems, a month-long
research project on these themes was carried out in the
frame of the arts organization SOMA residency program during
mid August/mid September 2011 in Mexico City.
The starting points of the month-long research were:
of various communities in Mexico.
and modes of self-organization of individuals in different
Tactics and strategies of resistance (both today and
historically), primarily at the level of resistance in everyday
Visions of the future and the role of self-organized
Museo MUAC (Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo),
AND CONSTRUCTING THE COMMON"
Curators: Amanda de la Garza, Alejandra Labastida, Ignacio
Date: 28.11.2013 / 02.02.2014