HACERNOCHE, SON DE AQUI: Carlos Lara presents “Pulque de ciudad”, 14 October, 07:00 PM
de ciudad" is an edible installation, a performance of eating, a mantra
that devours and an intervention the activates the senses of smell and our taste
"Pulque de ciudad" three ephemeral sculptures are activated: through
a grill that will cut a mantra, an agave of beer cartons from which natural
pulque will sprout and a series of tortillas stamped with black sauce, history is
approached from the ashes of the present.
menu questions how we shape our identities and where our rituals come from, the
relationship between the processes of industrialization to the processes of
mestizaje, the community as a survival strategy and the decision to transmit or
Her work explores the various ways in which identity is constructed through symbolic networks related to processes related to industrial modernization and how the culture of work has been
used under the framework of a "civilizing process" as a vehicle for
progress, the capitalization of leisure time and forced displacement at the
mercy of modernization. Furthermore, the works questions the promises and
failures of modernity in Latin America.
Lara, is a multidisciplinary artist born in Monterrey, N.L., Mexico, 1994. He
has a degree in Arts from the University of Monterrey (UDEM), as well as
diplomas in photography, engraving, sculpture and painting.