hugo hiriart, iñaki bonillas, luis felipe fabre and pablo soler frost in conversation

kurimanzutto - mexico city
saturday, october 13, 2018 - 12 pm

image: iñaki bonillas, diurnos, 2018

The first exhibition of Iñaki Bonillas in kurimanzutto, Ya no, todavía no (No longer, not yet) takes its name from a text by Hannah Arendt in which the author explains the existence an empty space where things from the past do not end with extinct but they are no longer from the time in which they exist.


In this talk, the guests will reflect on the technological changes experienced by certain generations and the techniques that now disappear little by little. At the same time new technologies are developed in the digital field and change the way we relate to the world.


Hugo Hiriart
Hugo Hiriart has devoted himself to theater as an author and director, he has been a novelist, essayist, journalist and professor. He studied at the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of the UNAM and the School of Plastic Arts "La Esmeralda". In 2012 he was chosen to occupy the seventeenth seat of the Mexican Academy of Language.


Luis Felipe Fabre
Luis Felipe Fabre has published the books Leyendo agujeros. Ensayos sobre (des)escritura, antiescritura y no escritura (2005), Cabaret Provenza (2007), La sodomía en la Nueva España (2010) y Poemas de terror y de misterio (2013). Es también autor de las antologías Divino Tesoro. Muestra de nueva poesía mexicana (2008), La Edad de Oro, Antología de poesía mexicana actual (2012), y Arte & basura. Una antología poética de Mario Santiago Papasquiaro (2012). Su libro más reciente es Escribir con caca (2017) published by Sexto Piso.


Pablo Soler Frost
Novelist, essayist, translator, playwright, storyteller and Mexican scriptwriter. In 1987, he was awarded the Belisario Domínguez merit medal and the National Youth Award, granted by the Mexican government. In 2009, he won the Fine Arts Award for Narrative Colima, awarded by the National Institute of Fine Arts. On several occasions he has been a member of the National System of Art Creators (Fonca).


Iñaki Bonillas
Since the nineties, Iñaki Bonillas has established a very specific relationship with photography in his work. Related to the aesthetics and conceptual practices of the sixties and seventies, Bonillas has gradually isolated the different elements that constitute, more than photography itself: the photographic fact (the camera, the film, the shutter, the development), to later connect them with different procedures
Among his recent solo exhibitions are Secretos, Estancia Femsa, Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City (2017) and Arxiu J. R. Plaza, La Virreina Center de la Imatge, Barcelona (2012).

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