Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions

Catalog of Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions presented in Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico from June, 2011 to September 25, 2011; in Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico from October 8, 2011 to February 5, 2012; in Museo de Arte de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico from May 24, 2012 to September, 2012; in Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Mexico from October 18, 2012 to February 3, 2013; in Museo Arocena, Torreón, Mexico from February 21, 2013 to May 6, 2013, and in Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico from July 5, 2013 to October 10, 2013.

The exhibition, curated by Jens Joffmann, explores the way in which many contemporary artists, working with video and film, have been influenced by the great filmmakers of the twentieth century.


Preface. Agustín Coppel and Yameli Mera. Page 6
Foreword. Ruben Guillermo Matiella V., María Luisa Miranda Monreal, Rosario Ramos Salas and José Pinto Mazal. Page 8
Cinema for exhibitions. Jens Hoffmann. Page 13
Curator’s choice. Page 36
On the poetics and the imaginaries of a common world. José Luis Barrios. Page 83
Artists’ choice. Page 102
The glass with which they see. Ernesto Diezmartínez Guzmán. Page 129
Exhibition architecture: A nomadic cinema. Samael Barrios. Page 143
Works in the exhibition. Page 150
Acknowledgments. Page 152
Colophon. Page 154
Fernado Ortega. Cinematic Relics, 2010. Page 157

ISBN 978-607- 95606-0- 7

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