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Fronda

Oct 5, 2018 7:00 pm - Oct 5, 2018 9:00 pm
Location: CFEC, 1655 William St - 2nd Floor

FRONDA is a legally constituted non-profit entity whose aim is to give social power to art, to be deployed transversally among artists, experts, institutions, and the public. It develops transversal, interdisciplinary, intercultural projects of a Mexican as well as international character that promote the community purpose of art today, creating ties between artists, place, residents, geographic dimension, and memory.

FRONDA promotes values such as connections, alliances, collaboration, and shared well-being as starting points to foster contemporary art, understood as the guiding principle that contributes to modifying our surroundings, to enhance the quality of life of the community, the environment, and our role as citizens. It is the organizer of “Symbiosis, Interdisciplinary Art Encounter,” a platform open to all practices of knowledge, quests for convergence and divergence in universal and communal human knowledge, recognizing the differences in the other as we become that other, integrating interculturality, territory, and identity.

From 2010 to the present, it has undertaken activities in mines, theaters, art centers, institutes, universities, and public spaces; making it possible for processes, significant experiences, and acting as a catalyst encouraging the public participation of multiple audiences in our community. Symbiosis is composed of an artists’ residence program, a symposium with talks, lectures, interdisciplinary roundtables, workshops, and public presentations, as well as outreach activities with the community. From 2010 to the present it has conducted more than a hundred activities fostering exchange between artists and social actors not involved in art, such as researchers, biologists, geographers, artisans, therapists, gardeners, among others; in the process turning to diverse locations: theaters, art centers, institutes, universities, and public space.

Symbiosis are held in the city of Pachuca and in the town of Real del Monte, in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.

FRONDA receives artists and specialists from all over the world, however it is characterized by generating exchanges between participants from Mexico and Canada.

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FRONDA es una organización civil, legalmente constituida, cuyo motor es otorgar una facultad social al arte, para ser detonada trasversalmente entre artistas, especialistas, instituciones y sociedad civil. Desarrolla proyectos transversales, interdisciplinares e interculturales, de carácter nacional e internacional, que promueven la función comunitaria del arte actual, creando lazos entre artistas, lugar, habitantes, dimensión geográfica y memoria.

FRONDA promueve valores como la vinculación, la alianza, la colaboración y el bienestar compartido, como puntos de partida para fomentar el arte contemporáneo, entendido como el principio rector que contribuye a modificar nuestro entorno, a favorecer la calidad de vida de la comunidad, el ambiente y nuestras dimensiones ciudadanas.

Impulsa Simbiosis, Encuentro de Arte Interdisciplinar, una plataforma abierta a todas las prácticas del conocimiento, a la búsqueda de convergencias o divergencias en los saberes universales y comunales del ser humano, reconociendo las diferencias del otro que se convierte en nosotros, integrando la interculturalidad, el territorio, la identidad. Simbiosis consiste en una estancia de artistas, un simposio con pláticas, conferencias, mesas interdisciplinares, talleres, presentaciones, exhibiciones, así como actividades de vinculación con la comunidad. De 2010 a la fecha se han realizado más de un centenar de actividades que han permitido intercambios entre artistas y actores sociales ajenos al arte, como investigadores, biólogos, geógrafos, artesanos, terapeutas, jardineros, entre otros; accediendo en el proceso a distintas estructuras: minas, teatros, centros de arte, institutos y el espacio público.

Simbiosis acontece en la ciudad de Pachuca y en el pueblo de Real del Monte, en Hidalgo, México.

FRONDA recibe artistas y especialista de todo el mundo, sin embargo se caracteriza por generar intercambios entre participantes de Mexico y Canada.