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Paloma Contreras Lomas
March 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017

Every month Marginalia invites an artist, curator or project to provide a series of images that will serve as the background of Terremoto, in relation to their practice and current interests. At the end of each month, the identity of our guest is revealed and the whole series of images is unveiled.


Want me to tell you which of the two Mario Aburtos am I? Whether I am the real one or the impostor?

There are 18 versions of Colosio’s killing, and I, I have lived 19 lives.

An anonymous informant has just notified me that my name is not Raúl, my name is not Paulina, my name is not Enrique nor Carlos, he’s informing me that my real name is Francisca Zetina, my professional name La Paca, “psychic” and friend of one of Raúl’s lovers. And you can, generally, find me in Santa Martha’s yard, I’m being informed that I have three feet, since one of them is my cane. I am witness to the fact that on September 30, 1994, two days after Ruiz Massieu’s assasination, Raulito had slaughtered Manuel Muñoz in a house located in Paseo de la Reforma in Las Lomas. Moreover, Aguilar Lucero was drawing a map for me to be able to guess, to be able to arrive to the place where, after the assasination, Raúl and his accomplices had took the body to bury it. I just went and told them there were negative vibes. There are supernatural things, the grass does not smell to herb and everything is very misterious.

Let’s go now down the way of change, Mexico’s modernization is indispensable to be able to answer to the demands of the hundreds of millions of Mexicans of today, they will all require food, urban services, lots of Infonavit housing, education and a life-honest psychic.

“Nor I see them, nor I here them”

¡Óigame pues no!

Aesthetics of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) made by nonpartisan women.

– Paloma Contreras Lomas


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