The Grandfather

The Grandfather

In the Mixtec culture, the grandfather was a symbol of wisdom and represented as the god of fire.
Dance of the Sun

Dance of the Sun

The praying mantis is given the mythical power to transmit and heal the soul of those who observe it.

Offering

Offering

Offering is a representation of a traditional ritual performed by many Mixteca communities at the beginning of each harvest.
Hybrid Memory

Hybrid Memory

My eyes are filled with memories witnesses of long lives.
Juarez

Juarez

As part of an exposition, Federico Valdez was invited to print an art piece on a 20 Mexican peso bill.
The Violinist Mixteco

The Violinist Mixteco

Aler believes that art should be accessible to all people regardless of their social status.
Remember you must die

Remember you must die

In ancient Mexico, death was not considered the end of life, but the beginning of a new cycle.
The Guardian

The Guardian

According to a Mexican legend, we travel to Mictlan after we die with the aid of Xolo, the guardian dog.