Never realized how beautiful 500 pesos could be.
On March 8, 2013, in honor of International Women’s Day, the Centro Hemisférico invited the community of San Cristóbal de las Casas to the steps of la Iglesia de Guadalupe for a poetic urban intervention centered on Chiapanecan poet Mirtha Luz Pérez Robledo’s work Ésta que soy. For more on the Centro Hemisférico’s work using [...]
The moment I stopped demanding The Answer, life resolved The Question. My (he)artwork had been waiting for me in the mountains of Mexico all along, ready to reveal itself when I was ready to see it. But here’s the catch: I would never have found it had I not learned to embrace my “mistakes” along the way as sign posts, not roadblocks. And that’s what I want to share with all of you who are striving to be “unlost”: the road you seek may very well be diverged in what, at first glance, looks like a dead end. There will be tears. Cry them. There will be naysayers. Ignore them. And there will be signs. Follow them. All of them. Because somewhere in that terrifying darkness, your (he)artwork is searching for you.RKA on The Unlost
Pedro and Rosa’s baby is sick. “I’m going to go sell the cow to buy medicine for the baby,” Pedro tells Rosa, “I’ll be back soon.” Off he goes, cow in tow, which he entrusts to a friend to sell for him. But Pedro’s friend doesn’t return. Penniless and far from home, Pedro comes upon [...]
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