PLACE OF VOICE is an interdisciplinary cultural project, born from the initiative of ICARI, which creates the meeting place to bring together the original Wixárica cultures of Mexico and Maori of New Zealand with the intention of promoting a new way of relating to the elements of nature . Through a decolonial practice of recognizing the body of water of the Chapala lagoon as if it were our ancestor, that is, as if it were a person; through contemporary art, indigenous methodologies and singing give voice to the lagoon.
From the museum space, to the sacred space to culminate the public space, PLACE OF VOICE is a non-profit event to resignify the relationship of man and nature in a world of ecological emergency.
PLACE OF VOICE is a three-day event in the lagoon of Chapala, Mexico.
Friday, May 3
-Title of the Exhibition: "I am the lagoon, the lagoon is me" -collaboration between the artists ICARI and Florencia Guillén. Free event open to the general public.
Saturday, May 4th.
-Meeting between representatives of the Wixárica and Maori cultures. Visit to the sacred place of the island of Alacrán. Documented event: in drawing by Florencia Guillén, under its project Stories of Water; on video by Topaz Adizes; in photography by Antonio Vizcaíno. Free event open to the general public (does not include transportation to the island).
Sunday, May 5-Concert LUGAR DE VOZ, in the public space of the Agora of the Ajijic Pier, Rivera de Chapala, Mexico. Presentation of all the works commissioned to musicians and poets, specifically to give voice to the lagoon. Event in collaboration with Sensory Laboratory, curatorship in charge of ICARI and Andrés Aguilar. Line up: María Centeno, Paloma Cumplido, Valentina González, Raúl Andreu, Gina Guggenbuehl, Ana Verá, Gustavo Gascón, Andrés Aguilar, Yanin Savedra, Santiago Cumplido, Erick Ruiz Arellano, Yair López, Yuriria Fanjul, Armando Castro, Nacho Arimany, Icari , Jerónimo.