Courtesy of Magali Arriola & Mario García
Magali Arriola (Mexico) She is an art critic and independent curator. Between 2011 and 2014 she was curator of the Jumex Foundation for Contemporary Art where she worked with artists like James Lee Byars (co-curated with Peter Eleey and co-produced with MoMA-PS1), Guy de Cointet and Danh Vo, as well as taking part in group exhibitions with pieces of the collection. She has also been Chief Curator of the Museo Tamayo (2009-2011) where she worked with artists such as Roman Ondák, Joachim Koester, Claire Fontaine, Adriá Julia and Julio Morales, Chief Curator of the Museo Carrillo Gil in Mexico City (1998-2001) and guest curator at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art in San Francisco (2006). Her independent projects include "El dulce olor a quemado de la historia", 8th Panama Biennial (2008); "Prophets of Deceit" The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2006); "What once passed for a future eleven, or The landscapes of the living dead" Art2102, Los Angeles (2005); " Cómo aprender a amar la bomba y dejar de preocuparse por ella," CANAIA, Mexico City and Central WTC Arts, Guadalajara, Mexico (2003-2004); " Coartadas " Mexican Cultural Institute, Paris and Witte de With, Rotterdam (2002). Arriola has written books and catalogs and has worked for magazines such as Mousse, Manifesta Journal, Afterall and The Exhibitionist, among others.
Mario García Torres (Mexico) He is an artist who currently lives in Mexico City. His works have been exhibited at the Museo Rufino Tamayo (2016), the Museum of Modern Art in Forth Worth (2015); Pérez Art Museum in Miami (2015); Hammer Museum in Los Angeles (2014) and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid (2010), among others. He has participated in international exhibitions such as Manifesta 11 in Zurich (2016), the Berlin Biennale (2014), the Mercosul Biennial in Brazil, Documenta 13 in Kassel, the Sao Paulo Biennial (2010) and the Venice Biennale (2007). Currently his work is exhibited in the Museo Rufino Tamayo and Jan Mot, Brussels.