New edition of an artist's book first published in 2009, gathering essays,
short stories and images (leporello ). The publication reflects the artist's long-term critical
interrogations on archives,
historiography and institutions.
This publication reflects upon the exhibition of Stefan Brüggemann's nihilist statements read, sung, and screamed by Punk icon Iggy Pop, sculpting aurally the spaces of a seemingly empty gallery covered in densely painted black paneling paintings.
Published on the occasion of the 58th Venice Biennale and edited by Magalí Arriola, Acts of God by Pablo Vargas Lugo reflects upon faith beyond the confines of religion, and finds its traces, in different forms, in our contemporary world.
This monograph provides an exhaustive look at the practice of Yann Gerstberger, a French artist exiled in Mexico, whose work is deeply rooted in Mexican popular culture and pre-Columbian mythologies. The publication gathers series of works (sketches, photocopies, neon paper drawings and collages, tapestries), two essays, and poems by Gabriela Jauregui. The edition features an annex booklet devoted to exhibition views.
This publication is the result of a collaboration between artist Jorge Méndez Blake, curator Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio and graphic designer Santiago da Silva. Gathered around a shared interest for Mexican poet José Juan Tablada, the three authors attempt to offer contemporary interpretations of the seminal themes in his work (orientalism, relation betwenn literature and architecture…).
This catalogue presents an overview of the duo's projects in the last years, unfolding a personal universe bringing forward nature as a space for political expression. It is structured through a conversation between the artists and Juan Canela, including diverse graphic material and several specific extrapolations written by critics and curators.
José de Jesús “Chucho” León Hernández is a part of Mexico City's nightlife. For over twenty years he has been photographing the city's vibrant music scene, the carryings-on at underground venues and gay clubs, the newcomers and leavers, rising stars and departing legends.
Recording of a sound performance executed in October 2016 in the exhibition space of Berlin record store Rumpsti Pumsti. Using sanding machines and a hammer, the Mexican artist destroyed one copy of each publication ever released by Tochnit Aleph label. Without an audience present, the action was documented with two dynamic microphones.
A collection of 11 poems printed on single sheets that can be used as page markers to interrupt whatever else you are reading. Each poem is based on descriptions of natural phenomena, to talk about everyday situations of human social behavior.
Catalogue of the second edition of Lulennial, a biennial organized in the small space of gallery Lulu, in Mexico City. The twenty-two artists invited by curators Chris Sharp and Andrew Berardini met around one subject matter: fruit.
A polyphonic work of creative resistance, this publication by sound and visual artist Israel Martínez reflects on the present state of Mexico and its regime of narco-politics through artistic works, interviews, notes, images, and collaborations with fellow writers, curators, activists and artists.
Mexican conceptual artist Mario García Torres examines the space of arrival as a complicated and disjointed nexus between departure, displacement, and return, in a series of works that reflect on the European migrant crisis.
Rodrigo Hernández's first larger publication depicts several paths around his sculpture Figure 1. Seven artists, curators, and writers, invited to collaborate on this publication, reflect on his artistic practice and on this particular work and conform the spine of this book. Accompanied by both recent and earlier works, these new texts offer the reader to look from different angles at his poetic oeuvre.
In (a, b, c) Ulises Carrión presents one if his early linguistic exercises in English, originally handwritten in green ink in 1972. The author observes and explores the structure of the sonnet. He develops fourteen interrelated sequences, which he uses as a key to codify a narrative. The text of each poem follows the schematic order of its title.
Reprint of a 2006 catalogue documenting the series of exhibitions and interventions curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Pedro Reyes at Casa Luis Barragán's in Mexico City (with Francis Alÿs, Daniel Buren, Gilbert & George, Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, Joseph Grigely, Rem Koolhaas, Lygia Pape, Anri Sala, Ettore Sottsass, Rikrit Tiravanija, Niele Toroni…).