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.


Male sex workers on the street


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…

Peseros and the sustainable mobile city


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…

Marijuana users on the streets of 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,…

Los chavos, las chavas and El Chopo


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…


Methodological dialogues: The affective turn and virtual and digital ethnography

mexico Dec 05 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, the workshop “Methodological dialogues: The affective turn, and virtual and digital ethnography” was held at the Institute of Geography of the UNAM. Delivered by Dr. Jorge…

Diálogos metodológicos: entre el giro afectivo, la etnografía virtual y digital

mexico 05 Dec 2022
Miércoles 5 de octubre 2022, se llevó a cabo en el Instituto de Geografía de la UNAM el taller  « Diálogos metodológicos : entre el giro afectivo, la etnografía virtual y digital ».…

“A map of our own”

mexico Dec 02 2022
On September 27, 2022, the Géopolis 4.0 Festival and the 115th Encounter of Sciences, Arts, and Humanities took place at the Institute of Geography of the National Autonomous University of…

“Un cachito de ciudad”

mexico 02 Dec 2022
El 27 de septiembre de 2022 se llevó a cabo el Festival Géopolis 4.0 y el 115 Encuentro de Ciencias, Artes y Humanidades en el Instituto de Geografía de la…