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Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Neil Beloufa, Kempinski, 2007, video, color, sound, 14 minutes. From “Edificio Metálico” (Metallic Building).

1 Edificio Metálico” (TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica; curated by Inti Guerrero) Closed for months following the death of its founder, Virginia Pérez-Ratton, this key Central American cultural space reopened in February, to the pleasure of all, with an international group exhibition. Taking inspiration from the so-called Metallic Building (an early example of prefab architecture, shipped from Belgium to San José in the nineteenth century), TEOR/éTica’s new artistic director, Guerrero, gathered artworks and materials from the Americas, Africa, and elsewhere, ambitiously illuminating tropical modernity’s contested fortunes and competing temporalities.

2 Tania Pérez Córdova (Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City) With her first solo exhibition at the gallery Proyectos Monclova, Pérez Córdova elucidated the infrathin character of intimacy. For an ink-jet print, the artist superimposed

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