Archive for Category: "Tijuana Colonias"
Opening Saturday, April 6, from 1-3 pm at Mariposa Studios in Colonia Federal Tijuana This new show features photos of Tijuana’s fascinating and sometimes disturbing built environment. In their artist statement, the photographers explain: The exhibition, Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana plays off Robert Adams’s seminal series The New West, a stunning photo essay about newly [...]
Damn! Just wait until you see the amazing work these women painted on my wall!!! The graffiti collective Few and Far Women.com finished up their west coast tour yesterday at my house in Colonia Lindavista, Tijuana. The ten artists painted for one week making stops in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tijuana. On April [...]
‘Architects by Force’: Border photographer Maria Teresa Fernandez celebrates the inventiveness of the colonia
In the poorest colonias along the border in Tijuana, everywhere there are traces of ingenuity and the sparks of creativity born of necessity. This is the vision Maria Teresa Fernandez brings us in her new show at Art Produce Gallery on University Avenue in North Park. “Architects by Force” documents built environments and community life [...]
Here’s a terrific video with interviews with various artists who participated in the project Pantone Onírico in the Tijuana colonia of Camino Verde, headed by the group Reacciona Tijuana. Reacciona Tijuana explains the objective of the project: The project hopes to reaffirm and enrich the cognitive map of the residents & citizens of this neighborhood, [...]