México, D.F: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, UNAM-MUAC; Goethe-Institut Mexiko, 2010. color plates, apen., bios., wrps. OCLC: 741522360. Item #97763
The artistic proposal addresses the problem of litter from different perspectives and seeks to sensitize the people on shared responsibility associated with their generation and management. The eight interventions that comprise it have been developed by artists living and working in Mexico and Germany, and pose alternatives to help in solving this serious situation. The projects arising from the interaction and dialogue with the community, as well as collaboration with a multidisciplinary group of academics, and inserted into the social context of the city with strategies to encourage changes in attitude that also impact on recovery of public spaces and coexistence. Residual takes place in different parts of the urban space of Mexico City. This publication documents the artistic projects of artists Eduardo Abaroa, Minerva Cuevas, Raúl Cárdenas / Torolab, Claudia Fernandez, Tue Greenfort, Heike Mutter & Ulrich Genth, Pia Lanzinger and Thomas between June 8 and September 5, 2010. The catalogue also features essays by the curators and specialists Héctor Castillo Berthier (Sociology), Ivan Restrepo (economics and journalism), Michael Braungart (Chemistry) and Sonja Windmuller (Ethnology and Cultural Studies), whose collaborations analyzed from various perspective the problem of managing solid waste and waste generation in contemporary societies. Second edition (first bilingual). Contents: Prologue / Graciela de La Torre -- But…Or the art of doing all we can / Folco Näther -- Residual / Art interventions in the City / Paulina Cornejo Moreno-Valle, Gonzalo Ortega -- Artists -- Garbage and society / Héctor Castillo Berthier -- Confrontations with waste / Sonja Windmüller -- An archaeological study of Mexican waste / Iván Restrepo -- The next industrial revolution / Michael Braungart -- Celebrating the human print / Michael Braungart -- The era of waste and emissions / Gonzalo Ortega -- (Im)possible cities / Paulina Cornejo Moreno-Valle -- On art and rubbish / Sabine Maria Schmidt -- Appendix. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000. ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXTS.