May 7, 2002 - kurimanzutto - Minerva Cuevas at kurimanzutto
May 7, 2002

Minerva Cuevas at kurimanzutto

Minerva Cuevas
DODGEM

May ­2 – June 10th, 2002

Kurimanzutto
Amusement Park at Patriotismo and Ave. Mixcoac, Mexico City
t/f (5255) 5256.2408

www.kurimanzutto.com

Image: Minerva Cuevas,”DODGEM”, Mexico City, 2002

kurimanzutto is pleased to announce “DODGEM”, the most recent project by Minerva Cuevas. This time the gallery will open its doors in a local amusement park in Mexico City.

For this exhibition Minerva Cuevas presents an intervention in an amusement park’s bumper-carts ride — a perfect context for Cuevas’ commentary on the recent energy politics. This greed-driven battle characterized by a permanent war among the petrol companies (referred to ironically by the artist through the aimless bumping of electric cars) looking to control the international markets with the ultimate goal of private profit. These companies are ultimately the ones who dictate environmental policies and control the exploitation of natural resources.

Minerva Cuevas’ work is characterized by public interventions, the use of media articulating campaigns which address economic and social processes, communications and biotechnology. Her work consists mainly of installation, video, photography and advertising resources.

For more information please go to: www.kurimanzutto.com

Minerva Cuevas belongs to the collective Irational.org since 1998.

CV: www.irationa l.org/minerva/resume.html

The project is open for view and participation during the regular opening hours of

the Amusement Park.

Further information:

kurimanzutto

t/f (5255) 5256.2408

t (5255) 5553.0665

www.kurimanzutto.com

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