HOW WAS THE EXHIBITION THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE CREATED?
A CONVERSATION WITH ERICK MEYENBERG AND ROBERTO VELÁZQUEZ
Arte Abierto’s Program continues with the activities linked to the current exhibition with a talk on the production processes and the implications of making an audiovisual and ceramic exhibition such as Things We Do for Love possible.
- Thursday, September 22, 2022
- Time: 17:30 hr
- All audiences
- Free admission
BETWEEN INTUITIONS AND ACTIONS: HOW WAS THE EXHIBITION THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE CREATED?
A conversation with Erick Meyenberg and Roberto Velázquez about the production processes and the implications of making an audiovisual and ceramic exhibition such as Things We Do for Love possible.
During the production process of Things We Do for Love, there were a series of encounters and disagreements with different materials and supports that, despite the technical distances, made the project an assembled whole. Thus, this exhibition is an example of how the complexities of artistic practice and its transformations as a result of the multiple perspectives and actions that intervene in its production can be addressed.
This conversation with Erick Meyenberg and Roberto Velázquez, Director of Planning and Operations at Arte Abierto, will be a journey through the various collaborations that shaped the project, recounting the intuitions, actions, voices and finally, the matters that were involved. in its elaboration, such as ceramics, video, sound or museography itself.
Some of the questions that will guide the discussion are: How were the video and ceramic pieces in the exhibition created? What does it mean to mount an exhibition of these dimensions? What kind of knowledge, knowledge and trades are involved in the artistic creation and exhibitions?
For Arte Abierto it is essential to expose the collaborative nature of art through exhibitions that, like this one, arise from a process and an exchange of ideas, thoughts and feelings.
He is Director of Planning and Operations at Arte Abierto. He has experience in directing and coordinating artistic projects, as well as advising on the construction of museums and designing cultural management and administration programs for different institutions, exhibition spaces and warehouses specializing in the storage of works of art, such as the Museo Jumex, Jumex Collection Ecatepec, Arte Abierto para Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos and other private collections.
He is the founder and operational director of Oficina Particular, specialized in the management, development and construction of art and museum projects, as well as institutional strategies and artistic content programs.
He is an interdisciplinary visual artist who sees painting as a fundamental element of expression, although he also explores other media such as sound installation, sculpture, drawing, collage, video and performance. His work is the result of research on topics such as literature, history, social sciences and natural sciences. He considers the editing process fundamental in his work, from where he explores the aesthetic potential of images.
He is a graduate of the National School of Plastic Arts of the UNAM. He has an MA in Visual Arts from the University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany (UdK, Berlin) where he studied under the mentorship of German artist Rebecca Horn. His work is part of some public collections such as the MUAC of the UNAM, Amparo Museum, the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA), the Telefónica Foundation, Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art (Mexico) and the Benetton Foundation, (Italy) . He has participated in numerous collective and individual exhibitions nationally and internationally.
Currently, he is part of the National System of Creators. Meyenberg lives and works in Mexico City.
Erick Meyenberg’s show Things We Do for Love, is open from Tuesday to Sunday from July 24 to December 18, 2022 at Espacio Arte Abierto, located on the second floor in ARTZ Pedregal in Mexico City.
Fee $ 35 pesos.
ARTZ Pedregal: Periférico Sur 3720, Jardines del Pedregal, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City.