#04 Mexican Contemporary Art & Design: A Story in Color told by Ana Elena Mallet

An authority on Mexican Contemporary Art & Design, Ana Elena Mallet is one of the most knowledgeable and influential curators in Latin America. A meticulous researcher and culture decoder, Mallet has rightfully earned her title as Mexico’s Storyteller of objects and paintings for the purpose of unveiling her country’s identity. She is a superb guide in a journey through a country whose history is intrinsically linked to color and craftsmanship. In a nation conceived out of surrealistic syncretism, of sun and beautiful landscapes, color is understood as precious heritage built on highly valued traditions. Profit from a brilliant interview with Ana Elena Mallet and learn about the origins and importance of color in Mexico’s identity story.

Exhibition Una modernidad hecha a mano at Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) https://muac.unam.mx/exposicion/una-modernidad-hecha-a-mano?lang=en

Profile Ana Elena Mallet at Biennial of the Americas https://www.biennialoftheamericas.org/session-speakers-blog/ana-elena-mallet

Profile Ana Elena Mallet at Tecnológico de Monterrey https://research.tec.mx/vivo-tec/display/PID_330908

La vida en el arte. Escritos de Clara Porset (Youtube) https://aliaseditorial.com/2020/11/25/la-vida-en-el-arte-escritos-de-clara-porset/

Mail: aemallet@gmail.com 

Instagram: @madamemallet


Ana Elena Mallet, an independent curator, cultural promoter, and agent is Professor for Art, Design and Latin American Literature at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. A researcher, a historian and an author, Mallet is known as one of the most important referents for Latin-American, foremostly Mexican Design.

She has served as consultant, adviser, deputy director and head of preservation in some of the most important cultural spaces in Mexico, such as Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Museo Soumaya, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes (MUCA), Casa del Lago, Centro Cultural Universitario de la Universidad de Guadalajara and Museo del Objeto del Objeto (MODO). At the international level, she is a member of the MoMA (New York) Architecture and Design Acquisitions Committee and has collaborated with museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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