Inauguración

El Centro Hemisférico se inauguró en colaboración con Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA) en junio de 2008 para establecer y fortalecer relaciones interdisciplinarias con organizaciones locales y desarrollar programación pública en colaboración con ellas, atrayendo así la participación de diversas audiencias. Durante su primer año, el Centro invitó a varios colectivos, individuos e instituciones académicas a visitar el espacio y proponer programación colaborativa, incluyendo a Kinoki, Fotógrafos Independientes, AMBULANTE, FRAYBA, Centro de Derechos de la Mujer, CIESAS-Chiapas, CIEPAC y UNICH. Por medio de su programación pública y su participación en movimientos culturales, políticos y artísticos en la región, el Centro aumentó su presencia local, regional e internacional durante su primer año.

 

Centro Hemisférico was inaugurated in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA) in June of 2008 to establish and strengthen interdisciplinary relationships with local organizations and to develop public programming in collaboration with said entities that would attract the participation of diverse groups. During its first year, Centro invited various collectives, individuals, and academic institutions to visit the space and propose collaborative programming, including Kinoki, Fotógrafos Independientes, Ambulante, Frayba, Centro de Derechos de la Mujer, CIESAS-Chiapas, CIEPAC and UNICH. Via its public programming and its participation in cultural, political, and artistic movements, Centro built its local, regional, and international standing throughout its first year of existence.

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Acerca de Arte Acción

Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.