Alumnos47 is a non profit organization that stimulates the creation and
exchange of knowledge in order to explore current issues through contemporary
Its programs are held both in its
cultural space as well as in a mobile device that goes around Mexico City. The
cultural offer of the Foundation is developed by its education, curatorial,
editorial and sponsorship programs all based on research processes.
Its venue, located in the San Miguel
Chapultepec neighbourhood, is a Resource Centre for Research and Learning (CRAI
in Spanish) that houses a library and archive specialized in contemporary art
and artists' books.
Fundación Alumnos47 welcomes
For the VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK, Fundación Alumnos47 will give a talk on its mission,
creative processes and commitment to exploring relationships and knowledge
through contemporary art. The Foundation will present the documentary and book
of its first curatorial project in 2012: Proyecto Líquido. Miedo.
by artist Pedro Reyes, a piece commissioned by the foundation for Proyecto
Líquido, will be exhibited and since it is a series of instruments created from firearms, a concert will be held
with the musicians who designed the pieces and other experimental musicians in
Enrique Ježik, an artist who has worked closely with Alumnos47, will
present a performance called Círculos Concéntricos [Concentric Circles], curated by Jessica
Berlanga Taylor, curator for the Foundation.
Through this program, Fundación Alumnos47 hopes to be able
to share some of its projects, expand its network of collaborators and exchange
deeply felt experiences with everyone attending the ART WEEK.
© Venice International Performance Art Week 2012-2014