The Mexico-festival in Berlin

15 September 02 - 01 December 02 is the result of a close cooperation between Mexican experts, curators and artists and German and Mexican organisers. More than 200 Mexican artists, musicians, actors, dancers, film makers, authors, and scientists were invited for the presentation of about 100 events from mid September until beginning of December of 2002. reflects the cultural diversity but also the contrasts of a country where more than 60 Indian languages are still alive and where the biggest megapolis wordwide is spreading out. The festival is being organised by three Berlin institutions that are already intensively occupied with Mexico: the House of World Cultures, the Ibero-American Institute and the Ethnological Museum.

participating artists:

Abaroa, Eduardo, (portrait in german)

Abaroa, Eduardo


Artemio, (portrait in german)

Brüggemann, Stefan, (portrait in german)

Brüggemann, Stefan

Contempodanza, (portrait in german)

Downs, Lila, (portrait in german)

Downs, Lila

Echevarría, Nicolás, (portrait in german)

Ediciones El Chino, (portrait in german)

Ediciones El Chino

En dos partes, (portrait in german)

En dos partes

Franco, Horacio, (portrait in german)

Franco, Horacio

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo, (portrait in german)

Glassford, Thomas

Glassford, Thomas, (portrait in german)

Gomez, Maruch Santiz, (portrait in german)

Gomez, Maruch Santiz

Iñárritu, Alejandro González, (portrait in german)

Iñárritu, Alejandro González

Jezik, Enrique, (portrait in german)

Jezik, Enrique

Kuri, Claudio Valdés

Kuri, Claudio Valdés, (portrait in german)

La Negra Graciana

La Negra Graciana, (portrait in german)

Lebrija, Gonzalo, (portrait in german)

Lebrija, Gonzalo

Los de Abajo

Los de Abajo, (portrait in german)

Lugo, Pablo Vargas

Lugo, Pablo Vargas, (portrait in german)

Margolles Sierra, Teresa, (portrait in german)

Margolles Sierra, Teresa

Mastretta, Angeles, (portrait in german)

Mastretta, Angeles

Monsiváis, Carlos, (portrait in german)

Monsiváis, Carlos

Nine Rain

Nine Rain, (portrait in german)

Nortec Collective, (portrait in german)

Novaro, María

Novaro, María, (portrait in german)

Poniatowska, Elena, (portrait in german)

Poniatowska, Elena

Ranc, Carlos, (portrait in german)

Ranc, Carlos

Reyes, Pedro

Reyes, Pedro, (portrait in german)

Ripstein, Arturo, (portrait in german)

Ripstein, Arturo

Rodríguez, Marcela, (portrait in german)

Rodríguez, Marcela

Sada, Daniel, (portrait in german)

Saucedo, Arturo

Saucedo, Arturo, (portrait in german)

Sistach, Marise, (portrait in german)

Sistach, Marise

Soler, Jordi, (portrait in german)

Soler, Jordi

Suro, Luis Miguel

Suro, Luis Miguel, (portrait in german)


Tambuco, (portrait in german)

Torres, Rubén Ortiz, (portrait in german)

Torres, Rubén Ortiz

Ventura, Miguel, (portrait in german)

Ventura, Miguel