Why is Guadalajara’s art scene so hot right now? In conjunction with the exhibition "SABER ACOMODAR," curator Paulina Ascencio will showcase the exciting GDL scene plus her own critically acclaimed curatorial projects in Mexico and the United States in a lecture titled, "A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place."
Paulina Ascencio is an independent curator and researcher based in Mexico. She studied philosophy and social sciences and has participated in the residency programs of Kadist Foundation, San Francisco and PAOS, Guadalajara. She has worked on exhibitions in Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Instituto Cultural Cabañas and MURA, as well as in galleries and independent spaces in Mexico and the United States. In 2015 she started Archivo MMXV, an ongoing sociological project. She participated in the Curatorial Intensive program of Independent Curators International in New Orleans. Her texts have been published in La Tempestad, Terremoto and Harper’s Bazaar Art.
Image credit: "Cynthia Gutiérrez: Paráfrasis del Estrago," exhibition view at MURA, Guadalajara, 2016. Photo by Javier M. Rodríguez.