Jun 15th 2016

H O M O C C U L T 2 . 0 – M E X I C O C I T Y

HOMOCCULT 2.0 MEXICO CITY is a multi-venue, group exhibition taking place over the course of two weeks at multiple locations in Mexico City, produced in collaboration with s+s project (CHI) and Perras de Museo (CDMX).

In this it’s second iteration, HOMOCCULT 2.0 MEXICO CITY is again anchored by a group of queer experimental films curated by NYC artist Daniel McKernan, but this time organized in conjunction with a series of pop-up visual, video and performance art exhibitions. Over two dozen U.S. and Mexican contemporary artists have provided work to manifest a distinct platform for a collaborative, multicultural understanding of queer identity, the occult and cultural production. It is in this spirit that we offer “HOMOCCULT 2.0 – MEXICO CITY” as a demonstration of an inclusive queer experience that focuses upon artistic outliers in the US and Mexico whose stories demand the same creative agency as their mainstream counterparts. Transcending gender, race, sexuality and nationality though the framework of occultism as an aesthetic and conceptual antidote to modernity’s many anxieties and prejudices, this multi-part exhibition exemplifies artists of diverse backgrounds from the U.S. and Mexico to unite in a new queer potential.

Fundación del Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo
Exhibition: June, 9 2016 – June 12, 2016 Public reception: 4:30pm, Thursday, June 9, 2016
Calle Leandro Valle 20, Cuauhtémoc, Centro Histórico, 06020 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

ArtSpace Mexico
Exhibition: June 15, 2016 – June 19, 2016
Private Reception: 7pm, June 15 — Public Reception: 7pm, June 16
Campeche 281, Hipódromo, 06100 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

Museo de la Ciudad
Exhibition and Public Reception: 5pm, June 17, 2016
José María Pino Suárez 30, Centro, 06060 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

Artists: Adam Rose + April Lynn, Asher Asher, Gio Black Peter, Erika Bulle, Elijah Burgher, Tania Chavez, Jos Demme Howard, Cristian Diaz, Felix d’Eon, Clothilde Double, Orlando Estrada, Rosé Hernandez, Serena Jara, Vycktorya Letal, Armando Lozano, Meg McCarville, Daniel McKernan, David Nasca, Mipanocha Rurru, Keijaun Thomas, Tsade Trigo, Lechedevirgen Trimegisto, Caleb Yono, Sara Zalek

Curators: Daniel McKernan (HOMOCCULT & OTHER ESOTEROTICA ),  Sofia Moreno + Jonathan Sommer ( s+s project ), Antonio Zaragoza ( Perras de Museo),  Chris Miller ( LAST DAYS OF… )


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