Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Casa Tomada

Casa Tomada

Curated by Anna Goetz

Calle 22 12BIS, San Pedro de los Pinos Ciudad de México, México 04/07/2018 – 05/05/2018

  I wanted to reconstruct that space and enter it so I could feel real again. [1] Casa Tomada, the independent exhibition project, is inspired by Tom McCarthy’s novel Remainder (2006), and by Julio Cortázar’s title-giving short story, Casa Tomada (1946). In McCarthy’s Remainder, the protagonist questions the authenticity of the world as he experiences it—he

  Detail of Ed Atkins, Hisser, 2015. Courtesy of Anna Goetz Francesco Pedraglio, Oxford University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, UK, 1811, 2018. Courtesy of Anna Goetz Gina Folly, Double Fantasy VIII-X, 2018. Courtesy of Anna Goetz I wanted to reconstruct that space and enter it so I could feel real again. [1] Casa Tomada, the

Urchin Urchin

Urchin

Lewis Teague Wright

Lodos Mexico City 06/29/2017 – 08/26/2017

Down beneath the shimmering surface, our urchin was waking from his cozied slumber. Nestled between slowly quivering rocks, pulled by the ebb tide. As caustics danced across his barbed back, he let the larking swell bristle his outstretched spines, ringing out light melodies as they chattered together. He would find a tall perch, and propel himself into a

Installation view. Courtesy of Lodos, Mexico City Installation view. Courtesy of Lodos, Mexico City Communal (detail), 2017. Pine, Banak, Animatronics. 400 x 75 x 75 cm. Courtesy of Lodos, Mexico City Bajo la superficie resplandeciente, nuestro erizo despertó de su sueño acogedor. Ubicado entre las rocas lentamente temblorosas, jaladas por la marea baja. Mientras los

Se nos cayó el teatro Se nos cayó el teatro

Se nos cayó el teatro

Temra Pavlović, Noa4s, Diego Salvador Rios, and more...

Lodos Mexico City, México 12/08/2016 – 01/31/2017

Artists: Temra Pavlović, Noa4s (Noah Barker + Oa4s), Diego Salvador Rios, Lewis Teague Wright, Dave Miko, Veit Laurent Kurz, Anna-Sophie Berger, Adriana Lara. (Translated from Spanish) We are in Mexico City, it is night, and in a few hours it will be day. It all begins Thursday December 8, 2016. I remember that night I read

Installation view, 2016. Courtesy of the artists and Lodos, Mexico City. Photo: PJ Rountree. Installation view, 2016. Courtesy of the artists and Lodos, Mexico City. Photo: PJ Rountree. Adriana Lara, La Pintura Contrataca, Colección Primavera/Verano 2012, 2012. 16mm transferred to HD video, laser level. 6:53 min. Courtesy of the artists and Lodos, Mexico City. Photo: