image text special

'Ebullición', a Group Show at Kunstraum Am Schauplatz, Vienna

article image; primary-color: #AFAFA7;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #B4B2B5;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #E3E2E0;
Angelika Loderer, Untitled (Calle Parras), 2017
article image; primary-color: #BAB8BB;
Sangree, Neanderthalensis, 2019 / Alma Saladin + Marco Rountree, Untitled, 2019
article image; primary-color: #AEA5A6;
Alma Saladin + Marco Rountree, Untitled, 2019
article image; primary-color: #BEC6C9;
Sangree, Neanderthalensis, 2019 / Andrew Birk, Por Donde Da Gana, 2019 / Karla Kaplun, Puffia Roll 1, 2019
article image; primary-color: #AEABB2;
Karla Kaplun, Puffia Roll 1, 2019
article image; primary-color: #D4CECE;
Karla Kaplun, Bratz 1, 2019
article image; primary-color: #C3C5C4;
Jose Eduardo Barajas, Estás a punto de recibir una guía muy especial que revela cómo puedes ganar miles de dólares en línea en los próximos noventa días o menos (series), 2019
article image; primary-color: #CCC5BF;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #D5D9DC;
Sofia Cruz, The duality is dead: the sky together with the earth (1/3 & 2/3), 2018 / Paloma Contreras Lomas. Fidel Velázquez no ha muerto, 2019
article image; primary-color: #B1C1D0;
Sofia Cruz, The duality is dead: the sky together with the earth (1/3 & 2/3), 2018
article image; primary-color: #808080;
Paloma Contreras Lomas, Still from Fidel Velázquez no ha muerto, 2019
article image; primary-color: #C97F7C;
Victoire Barbot, Ala caída, Génie tombant, 2019
article image; primary-color: #EDE8E4;
Juan Caloca, Witch nose, 2018
article image; primary-color: #A3B2B9;
Daniel Hüttler, Hermeks A.K.A. Swamp, 2019
article image; primary-color: #B8C3A5;
Matias Solar, Cloud Point 07 HK, 2019
article image; primary-color: #B8B7B5;
Karla Kaplun, Bratz 1, 2019
article image; primary-color: #BFBDBE;
Pablo Cendejas, Kilo de ayuda, 2019
article image; primary-color: #BCBEB3;
Jose Eduardo Barajas, Estás a punto de recibir una guía muy especial que revela cómo puedes ganar miles de dólares en línea en los próximos noventa días o menos (series), 2019
article image; primary-color: #C0C5B1;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #D2D0D1;
Prras! Collective, Pit Crew (Bodysuits), 2019
article image; primary-color: #B5BBAF;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #C7CDC9;
Ana Segovia, Fishy, 2018 / Lucia Vidales, Before and After, 2019 / Madeline Jimenez Santil, La monstruosidad está en la mirada del observador, 2019 / Allan Villavicencio, Pulpo, 2019 / Maximiliano León, Untitled, 2019
article image; primary-color: #DAD7D2;
Ana Segovia, Fishy, 2018 / Lucia Vidales, Before and After, 2019
article image; primary-color: #C1BAB4;
Madeline Jimenez Santil, La monstruosidad está en la mirada del observador, 2019
article image; primary-color: #585659;
Lilly Pfalzer, Las Trenzas, 2018
article image; primary-color: #666563;
Lilly Pfalzer, Still from Las Trenzas, 2018
article image; primary-color: #EAE7E2;
Angelika Loderer, Untitled (Av. Francisco Sosa), 2017
article image; primary-color: #D8D8DA;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #E1E1E1;
Juan Caloca, Clown nose, 2018 / Chic@s de plástico, 2018
article image; primary-color: #EDE3E2;
Juan Caloca, Clown nose, 2018
article image; primary-color: #503323;
Juan Caloca, Chic@s de plástico, 2018
article image; primary-color: #D8DAD9;
Sofia Cruz, The duality is dead: the sky together with the earth (3/3), 2018 / Maximiliano León, Untitled, 2019 / Isreal Urmeer, La Ventana, 2019
article image; primary-color: #DBDBDB;
Maximiliano León, Untitled, 2019 / Isreal Urmeer, La Ventana, 2019 / Christian Camacho, Eye Flora VI, 2019 / Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba, Recargarte blanco sobre blanco sobre blanco, 2019
article image; primary-color: #BCA595;
Maximiliano León, Untitled, 2019
article image; primary-color: #CECECE;
Isreal Urmeer, La Ventana, 2019
article image; primary-color: #E3E2E0;
Christian Camacho, Eye Flora VI, 2019
article image; primary-color: #CBCAC8;
Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba, Recargarte blanco sobre blanco sobre blanco, 2019

"That which is composed of constituents to form a unified whole, not in the manner of a heap, but as a syllable, is evidently more than the sum of its constituents. A syllable is not the sum of their sounds; ba is not the same as b plus a [...] So the syllable is something for itself; it’s not just her lute, but something else."

Aristotle: Metaphysics 1 

In the last few years Mexico City has experienced an internationally acclaimed boom as a result of a multi-faceted net of factors. Balancing a delicate equilibrium of safety for outsiders, and a violently corrupt reality, the mega city is on its way of becoming a world capital for culture and tourism, mirroring successful capitalist models but – literally –  built on shaky ground. 

Integrating the affluence and influence of internationalism through the waves of artists and young professionals floating in and out of Mexico as one very specific type of global tourism, the creative scene in the city looks very different now than it did in the 90s. The question is, how does a particular idiosyncrasy survive processes of exoticization in the market of identities, while thriving in a world of new demands? 

Organized by Maximiliano León, Andrew Birk and Lukas Willmann, Ebullición presents the work of twenty-six artists based in or associated with Mexico City for the first time in Vienna. The show brings a selection of active agents in the field, from artists to music collectives, to map out the extent of this diverse network. Creating their own structures outside of insititutionalised formats, artists and creatives have found that mutual recognition and generational support are the most effective ways of achieving visibility and agency. In a place with a polarized and unstable socio-economical base, and during times of attention as currency, true cooperation appears as the only way that the independent parts can benefit from the force of the whole.  

— Sira Pizà

1 Translated into German by Adolf Lasson, Jena 1907, p. 129

6.6.19 — 15.8.19

Allan Villavicencio, Sofia Cruz, Christian Camacho, Lucia Vidales, Juan Caloca, Madeline Jimenez Santil, Jose Eduardo Barajas, Prras! Collective, Sangree, Karla Kaplun, Matias Solar, Victoire Barbot, Maximiliano León, Ana Segovia, NAAFI, Lilly Pfalzer, Andrew Birk, Alma Saladin & Marco Rountree, Pablo Cendejas, Daniel Hüttler, Andy Medina, Angelika Loderer, Isreal Urmeer, Paloma Contreras Lomas, Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba

Photo by kunst-dokumentation.com

Kunstraum Am Schauplatz

Nina Rieben & Brigham Baker at Palazzina, Basel

'Isolation Booth' by Nick Jeffrey at Jakob Kroon, Worthing

'Elf slashed with a sword' by Martin Lacko at Pragovka Gallery, Prague

'Where the wild roses grow', a Group Show at Pina, Vienna

Aleksei Taruts, THE CURSE OF THE STINKING CAVES

'Splendido' by Paolo Brambilla at Secret Location, Italy

'Jung Thug' by Tissue Evolution Club at CAC, Vilnius

'Reiterate' by Tobias Hansen at foundation, Vienna

'No Hot Water the Boiler is Broken' by Jack Pryce for the Body Archive Project

'Laminar Body^ies' by Natalia Janula at Final Hot Desert, Utah

'No Teeth Left', a Group Show by Collective Disgrace at Tunnel Tunnel, Lausanne

'STAY SAFE', Off-Site Group Show by Shivers Only, Chantemanche

'Anticipatory Grief' by Michael Bussell at Vent Space, Baltimore

'Faya Lobi' by Xavier Robles de Medina at Praz-Delavallade, Paris

'Burial of the White Man' by EXILE, Kleiner Gleichberg, Thuringia

'Ideas of Good and Evil' by Maddie Kuzak at darkZone, New Jersey

'Am Zahn - der Zorn' by Jonas Wiese and Lennart Mink Weber at Galerie Raumlinksre

'Neopangean Nest' Curated by Peter Bencze at Keep Showing Club, Neopangea


Next Page