MEXICO CITY’S ZONA MACO, has been resting on its laurels for quite a while. The fifteenth edition, which ran from February 7 until February 11, has become, like many art fairs, lethargic—a state that can easily lead to death. Because of this, I’m eager to pinpoint the subtler but more engaging attractions from inside and, of course, outside the fair.
A satisfyingly loaded point within the supersaturated image carnival that is Zona Maco was in its Sur section, curated by Brazilian Kiki Mazzucchelli. In this area was Galerie Jerome Poggi’s presentation of Babi Badalov. The artist created banners