Celebrating contemporary art from Oaxaca
Behind each artwork there is a story of collective eforts to integrate and appreciate a culturally diverse society.
In the Mixtec culture, the grandfather was a symbol of wisdom and represented as the god of fire.
Dance of the Sun
The praying mantis is given the mythical power to transmit and heal the soul of those who observe it.
Offering is a representation of a traditional ritual performed by many Mixteca communities at the beginning of each harvest.
As part of an exposition, Federico Valdez was invited to print an art piece on a 20 Mexican peso bill.
The Violinist Mixteco
Aler believes that art should be accessible to all people regardless of their social status.
Remember you must die
In ancient Mexico, death was not considered the end of life, but the beginning of a new cycle.