Cristina Kahlo, Posthispánico MX - Girl, Past and Present, 2016
Stampa a pigmenti d'archivio / Archival pigment ink print
Dimensioni / Size: 26 x 55 cm | 42 x 59,4 cm framed
Edizione / Edition: 3/5
Courtesy: TOBE Gallery & Cristina Kahlo
The Posthispánico MX series includes portraits and images captured in various Mexican
museums. Said images, created in the line of documentary photography in which Cristina Kahlo worked for the duration of her career have the intention of preserving, in images, ancestral art
traditions from all over the country, whose origins come from pre-Hispanic culture.
Messico / Mexico
Throughout her career, Cristina Kahlo has tackled different aspects of author photography and documentary photography. At the beginning of her career as a photographer, she made extensive photographic documentation on childhood disability (autism, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy, among others) in different institutions. Throughout her career within Mexican culture, Cristina Kahlo was the founder and director of the Galería Alternativa (1983-1985) and later, in partnership with Juan Coronel Rivera, of the Fotogalería Kahlo-Coronel (1986-1991) in Mexico City. As an independent curator in the area of photography, she has worked for important international museums such as Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, Germany; the Kunsforum in Vienna, Austria; the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa, Italy and the Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City, among others. She has given lectures on photography at the Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City, UDEM in Monterrey, Mexico; University of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, and the Freie Universität in Berlin, among other institutions. In Mexico, she has been part of the jury and has been a tutor of the Young Creators Program of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts.