20 Jun ART AND ARCHITECTURE DERIVES – LUIS JAVIER DE LA TORRE 🗓 🗺
<Arte Abierto>’s Art and Architecture Derives is a program of routes proposed by invited curators, architects, artists and urban planners, to explore a series of architectural spaces and significant artistic interventions in public spaces in Mexico City. The purpose of the derives is to generate experiences of spatial rediscovery, which renew our view of the legacy of certain architectural and artistic works, both emblematic and forgotten.
The derives are held the last Saturday of each month of 2022 at 12:00 p.m. Free entry. Limited seating.
LUIS JAVIER DE LA TORRE
THE ROUTE OF FRIENDSHIP MEXICO68… BEYOND 1968.
• Live conversation with Luis Javier de la Torre.
• Saturday, June 25, 2022. at 1:00 pm.
• The event will be held at Espacio Arte Abierto, located on the 2nd floor in Artz Pedregal.
• Free admission.
This conversation with Luis Javier de la Torre will be a journey to rediscover the current Friendship Route MEXICO68, conformed by twenty-two monumental sculptures located south of Mexico City and created by artists from five continents especially for the 1968 Olympic Games.
To read more of this conversation visit the page within the public program.
Luis Javier de la Torre (Mexico City, 1964)
He is currently president of the Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C. He has dedicated himself to the field of management and communication, carrying out public relations projects in the advertising field and fund management in the cultural field. He has a graphic design studio that offers communication alternatives to projects with an artistic and ecological focus. In 1992 he began his research around the ROUTE OF FRIENDSHIP project, and in 1994 he created, together with the architect Javier Ramírez Campuzano, the Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C., an institution dedicated to rescuing, preserving and disseminating the cultural legacy derived from the Olympic Games in Mexico. In 1996, in collaboration with Gonzalo Fonseca, he opens the Torre de los Vientos to house independent artistic projects. At the same time, he creates and directs the De-construction project and carries out urban ecological recovery initiatives, such as the restoration of the pedregales.
If you wish to know more about Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C. visit mexico68.org
Espacio Arte Abierto is located on the 2nd floor in ARTZ Pedregal (Periférico Sur 3720, Jardines del Pedregal, Álvaro Obregón) Mexico City.