ViddyWell Part 2
Hosted by Barbara Perea
Saturday, October 20, 7-9pm
The Warehouse behind The Monterey
(enter through the Sala Diaz compound yard)
Free and open to the public
Mexico City-based curator, critic, and lecturer Barbara Perea is the inaugural participant in the Casa Chuck Arts Residency Program. In 2011 she was part of the international New Media and Video festival Transitio_MX. During her residency at Casa Chuck, she will present her ongoing research on the history, state, and import of alternative art spaces in Mexico City, engaging the local community in conversations about this shared cultural phenomenon, as well as seed future projects with San Antonio-based artists, institutions, and publications.
Video Art from (or about) South of Mediterranean
Selected by Marc Mercier/Instants Video
The Arab Spring brought the eyes of the World to this geolocation in what has since become a sweeping World Revolution movement. Curator, writer, and poet Marc Mercier has been producing video festivals in Ramallah, Palestine, and the Moroccan desert for many years. This program reflects his research and exchange with this region. Presented in collaboration with Instants Video Festival (Marseilles) and commissioned for Transitio_MX festival (Mexico City).
Rania Stephan/Sama Alshaibi/Ala Younis/Tara Goudarzi/Makan Ashouri/Ikon/Ismail Bahri/Nidal Khatib/Sharif Waked/Marc Mercier