Sunday, September 07, 2008


September 12 - October 18, 2008
Features work by ten emerging Mexico City based artists, ID-entity will be presented at Transformer and the MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE.

Opening Reception FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 6 – 9 PM
New work by Saúl Gómez presented throughout Transformer's project space.
TRANSFORMER, 1404 P Street, NW, Washington, DC.


Discussion of work between ID-entity artists and Ryan Hill, Manager of Interpretive Programs and Curatorial Research Associate, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

5 – 8 PM - Opening Reception – Please join us in celebrating the installations of work by ID-entity artists throughout the MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, 2829 16th St. NW, Washington, DC


Seeking to further international contemporary art dialogue, build alliances for artists, and promote cultural exchange, Transformer is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Institute in presenting the comprehensive ID-entity exhibition. Presenting work that reflects issues of living within a capital city, urban life, as well as larger issues of identity both national and personal - Domestic Fine Arts, Gilberto Esparza, Saúl Gómez, Ricardo Harispuru, Mauricio Limón, Edith Pons, Xavier Rodríguez, Marco Rountree Cruz, Amaranta Sánchez and Joaquín Segura, several of whom will be exhibiting in the US and/or DC for the first time - present photography, video, painting, drawing, and mixed-media work in site-specific and site-responsive installations throughout Transformer and three floors of the Mexican Cultural Institute's public rooms. ID-entity is co-curated by Transformer's Executive Artistic Director Victoria Reis and Mexico City based independent curator Giovanna Esposito Yussif.

EXHIBITION HOURS – TRANSFORMER: Wednesday – Saturday, 1–7 pm by appointment
EXHIBITION HOURS – MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE: Monday - Friday, 10 am – 1 pm and 3 – 6pm

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