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Exhibitions: 2017

Below the Underground: Renegade Art and Action in 1990s Mexico
On view from 10.15.17 to 01.21.18

Below the Underground: Renegade Art and Action in 1990s Mexico

This exhibition explores the alternative, often clandestine art practices that emerged in 1990s Mexico during increasing violence, currency devaluation, industrial pollution, and political corruption.

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Giacomo Castagnola: Common Trades, Urban Metabolism of Knowledge, L.A. Version
On view now through 09.17.17

Giacomo Castagnola: Common Trades, Urban Metabolism of Knowledge, L.A. Version

An exhibition with new and recent work by the Armory’s artist-in-residence Giacomo Castagnola, a San Francisco/Mexico City-based architect and designer.

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Down and to the Left: Reflections on Mexico in the NAFTA Era
On view now through 09.17.17

Down and to the Left: Reflections on Mexico in the NAFTA Era

An exhibition that depicts socioeconomic and political climates and contradictions, including vast discrepancies in wealth and social status, actions of political protest and social unrest, indigenismo traditions, and emergent youth cultures.

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Between Words and Silence: The Work of Translation

Between Words and Silence: The Work of Translation

Antena, Federico Gama, Daniel Guzmán and Luis Felipe Ortega, Naotaka Hiro and Sid M. Dueñas, Jota Izquierdo, Sarah Minter, Lorena Mal, Gala Porras-Kim, Clarissa Tossin

This exhibition addresses the inherent impossibility ​of understanding “the other,” the necessity of our efforts to try, an acceptance of these limitations, and the possibilities that emerge.

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