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

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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

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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

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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.

NEWS

Radical Practices in the Global City – International Seminar in Mexico

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On November 5th, researchers of Tryspaces discussed about radical practices in the global city at an international seminar organized by the #Tryspaces research group at the UNAM Geography Institute. Valérie […]

Prácticas radicales en la ciudad global – Seminario internacional en México

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El 5 de noviembre se hablo de prácticas radicales en la ciudad global en un Seminario internacional organizado por el grupo de investigación #Tryspaces en el Instituto De Geografía UNAM. Valérie Amiraux y Luca […]

Presentation of the Master’s thesis titled “The experience of adolescent women in public transport in Zapopan, Jalisco.”

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In order to strengthen relationships between TRYMontreal and TRYMexico teams, on March 15, 2019, students from the University of Montreal and Mexico City, as well as partners and researchers members […]

Presentación de la investigación: “La experiencia de las adolescentes mujeres en el transporte público en Zapopan, Jalisco.”

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Como parte del ejercicio de vinculación entre el equipo de TRYMontreal y TRYMexico, el 15 de marzo del 2019, estudiantes de la Universidad de Montreal y de la ciudad de […]

Désirée Rochat’s visit to TRYSPACES Mexico

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During the week of October 29th to November 3rd in 2018,  TRYSPACES members, especially those working on the case study of “The Street Market of El Chopo”, had the opportunity to […]

Visita de Désirée Rochat a TRYSPACES México

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Durante la semana del 29 de octubre al 3 de noviembre, las y los integrantes de Tryspaces y en especial, las personas vinculadas al estudio de caso de “El Tianguis […]

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