December 10, 2018

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Artists Profile: Minerva Cuevas sobre “Del Montte—Bananeras”

Artists Profile: Minerva Cuevas sobre “Del Montte—Bananeras”

Minerva Cuevas was born in 1975 in Mexico City, and graduated with a BFA from the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, in 1997. Her socially engaged practice encompasses a range of strategies and media including film, installation, performance, and site-specific public intervention. Cuevas aims to provide insight into the complex economic and political structures of the social realm, offering the possibility of their playful subversion.

In this video by Guggenheim Museum, New York, Minerva Cuevas talks about her work “Del Montte—Bananeras” (2003/10) in relation to her research into corporations and the effects of their practices on the environment.

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