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In the same way, a second workshop for children was held on June 29, with the participation of Warholitos. In this edition, the children had the opportunity to enter the fantasy atmosphere of the exhibition, in which they served as explorers of a strange land to know it, find a piece of bark, feel it, be aware of the details and sensations to the touch and let the imagination fly by setting it in motion to paint with watercolors the conclusion of its findings as explorers.

On June 27, the first drawing workshop was held in Machete. Sponsored by Moleskine where the artist Marcos Castro gave a workshop for adults that consisted in generating a sensory experience through his works and the setting of the exhibition, inviting the participants to stop for a moment, analyze and be inspired by the environment that surrounds and in this way increase creativity to translate their ideas into paper.

Mañana, cenizas [Tomorrow, ashes], the most recent solo exhibition by Marcos Castro, is now on view in Machete.

We are proud to announce that Hulda Guzmán, artist represented by Machete Galería, will take part of the pavilion of Dominican Republic at the 58th Venice Biennale, titled Naturaleza y biodiversidad en la República Dominicana, from May 12 to November 24, 2019 in the Palazzo Albrizzi Capello, Cannaregio 4118 – Sala della Pace.

On April 9, the ceremony of the first stone of Centro de Documentación del Son Jarocho was held, in which we participated along to Paula Cortazar donating the sculpture “Amanecer No. 3” as a symbol of the beginning of the construction of the project, which seeks the promotion of music and sculpture of the state of Veracruz, by Natalia Lafourcarde as project manager. 

Escuela de Envejecer [School of aging], a series of works by Ana Gallardo, in which she proposes a reflection on the unfavorable image of a natural life process, such as aging. Throughout time, the artist has taken her aim through public workshops, where you learn to grow old. She is currently in Havana, Cuba developing the project in the House of the elderly Belén. Teaching and guiding different activities with women and men, she is a participant in the XIII Biennial of Havana, an edition that proposes public spaces of contemporary and community art.