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Possessing Nature: city of canals / city of drains

Karla Jasso, curator

Mexico - Biennale Arte 2015

Mexico - Biennale Arte 2015

Mexico and Venice share and yet differ from their own condition as amphibious cities. Their urbanization histories and mutation rhythms vary but there is also a 'memory' that connects them. The project starts from a specific idea: tracing the course across the venues that have hosted the Mexican Pavilion in Venice during the twenty first century. Recovering the value of the trace, violently reveals the relation between architecture and aquatic space, reflecting the power that obsessively ambitions to possess nature: city of canals, city of drains

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  • Title: Possessing Nature: city of canals / city of drains
  • Creator: Karla Jasso, curator

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