MEXICO

MEXICO

THE VAST MAJORITY OF PUBLIC SPACES IN MEXICO CITY ARE STREETS. THE STREET IS A LIVELY PUBLIC SPACE WHERE MULTIPLE TRANSGRESSIVE PRACTICES ARE DEPLOYED, CELEBRATED AND DESPISED.

The vast majority of public spaces in Mexico city are streets. The street is a lively public space where multiple transgressive practices are deployed, celebrated and despised.

CASE STUDIES

Male sex workers on the street

mexico

April 11, 2018
In Zona Rosa, sex workers are invisible to those who do not know body language codes. These young prostitutes make themselves visible by moving their bodies in a certain way when they see a potential client. How is this (in)visibility regulated? How do these young people articulate the virtual public space (meeting places) and physical […]

Peseros and the sustainable mobile city

mexico

April 11, 2018
This case aims to analyze both youth transgression in urban public space, and the regulatory discourses and practices directed at such transgression, through an ethnographic study of recent projects and efforts to regularize and formalize public transport in Mexico City. “Peseros,” or privately run small buses, are infamous in the city for, among other things, […]

Marijuana users on the streets of Mexico

mexico

April 11, 2018
This case study explores the consumption of marijuana by young people in public spaces in Mexico City, how they define their transgressive practice, and how they relate to family members, neighbors, and authorities based on it.

Los chavos, las chavas and El Chopo

mexico

October 3, 2017
El Chopo is a punk-rock street market located just north of the historical center. This countercultural space began operating in the 1980s. Since then, every Saturday vendors take to the streets and young people (los chavos and las chavas) flock. It is estimated that between 5,000-10,000 people use it weekly. There are approximately 200 stands […]

NEWS

El tianguis cultural del Chopo 2.0

mexico Jan 09 2020
The TRYMéxico team has created a super multimedia web platform to immerse you into the rock universe of the tianguis del Chopo. Archives, photos interviews, […]

El tianguis cultural del Chopo 2.0

mexico 09 Jan 2020
El equipo de TRYMéxico han creado una super plataforma web multimedia para sumergirse en el universo rock del tianguis del Chopo. Archivos, fotos entrevistas, musica, […]

CHILE AWAKENED

mexico Nov 20 2019
In recent weeks the cities and towns of Chile have become the scene of a social explosion that has stood out for its massiveness and […]

CHILE DESPERTÓ

mexico 20 Nov 2019
En las últimas semanas las ciudades y los pueblos de Chile se han convertido en el escenario de un estallido social que ha destacado por […]

Towards the regularization of cannabis

mexico Nov 14 2019
In November 2019th, several activities were organized around the theme of regularization of marijuana use in Mexico. Here you can see the publications, conferences and […]

Hacia la regularización del cannabis

mexico 14 Nov 2019
En noviembre 2019, se organisaron varias actividades alrededor de la temática de la regularización del uso de la marijuana en México. Aquí puedes ver las […]

Qualitative visual representations of (and in) public spaces

mexico Nov 14 2019
Mexico’s Student Alliance is reflecting on ways to represent space, subvert its hegemonic representations and assumed relationships with social subjects. For this reason, they organized […]

Representaciones visuales cualitativas sobre (y en) el espacio público

mexico 14 Nov 2019
La Alianza Estudiantil de México está reflexionando acerca de las maneras de representar el espacio, subvertir sus representaciones hegemónicas y las supuestas relaciones con los […]

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