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…

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…

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,…

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…

NEWS

Tianguis Cultural del Chopo: 40 years of Counterculture

mexico Nov 16 2020
It was Friday night and after endless planning, changes and ideas, the commemorative program “Tianguis Cultural del Chopo:. 40 years of Countercultures” was held through Radio UNAM, in the program…

Tianguis Cultural del Chopo: 40 años de Contraculturas

mexico 16 Nov 2020
Era viernes por la noche y tras un sinfín de planeación, cambios e ideas, se llevó a cabo el programa conmemorativo “Tianguis Cultural del Chopo:. 40 años de Contraculturas”, a…

Tianguis Cultural del Chopo, genesis of an Other Space

mexico Nov 16 2020
Conference with Mtro. José Luis Paredes Pacho In the conference Tianguis Cultural del Chopo, genesis of an Other Space, Mtro. José Luis Paredes Pacho, director of the Museo Universitario del…

Tianguis Cultural del Chopo, génesis de un Espacio otro

mexico 16 Nov 2020
Conferencia con el Mtro. José Luis Paredes Pacho En la conferencia Tianguis Cultural del Chopo, génesis de un Espacio otro, el Mtro. José Luis Paredes Pacho, director del Museo Universitario…

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