Flesh and Concrete
curated by: Jaya Klara Brekke and Julio Salazar
On view in Mexico City, Mexico
April 19 - May 17, 2012
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April 21: 7 pm
Screening of Capital en Crecimiento, a documentary film by Fermin Valenzuela Franco, a talk by Bernardo Padron, activist and resident in nearby La Malinche, and presentation of photographs by Nin Solis, a work in progress documenting the area of La Malinche and the Parque Tarango.
April 28: 2 pm
The City as an Eco-System, with presentations by biologist Luis Zambrano and Ana Mendoza Ochoa from the Institute of Ecology at UNAM.
April 28: 4 pm
Bicitekas bicycle action, meeting place: Angel de la independencia.
April 29: 2 pm
Mega-projects, presentations by Margarita Pérez Negrete, sociologist currently researching the spread of the Santa Fe model of development and the effects of the Supervia construction, Todd Litman from the Victoria Transport Institute, Alberto Serdan who has done extensive research into the financing of the Supervia construction.
May 5: 4 pm
Walk by Haz Ciudad (in honour of Jane Jacobs) in the affected area of Magdalena Contreras. The walk starts and ends at the exhibition site.
May 6: 2 pm
The Past and Future of Urban Mobility, with presentations by Elias Cattan from Taller13, Georg Leidenberger transport historian, and Salvador Medina Ramirez from ITDP presenting the recently published Life and Death of Urban Highways.
Unless otherwise noted, all programs will take place at the exhibition site—Periférico Norponiente, Blvr. Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez #3380, Edif. B, Col. Jardines del Pedregal, Del. Álvaro Obregón—view map.