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Amor Muñoz

Artist in DF Mexico

I studied Law at UNAM and art at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. Currently my work explores the textile - technology relationship, showing a special interest in the interaction between material forms and social discourse.

My work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and festivals, such as: Laboratorio Arte Alameda (MX); National Arts Centre in Tokyo, Japan; Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York; OK Center, Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria; Electronica Festival 2011 at the Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte, Brazil; TRANSITIO MX_04 Festival.
One of the most representative project of my work is Maquila Región 4 (MR4). In 2012, MR4 received an Honorable Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica and the New Face Award at Japan Media Arts Festival in 2013. This project has been published in the New York Times and awarded by Mentes Quo magazine + Discovery Channel (MX).

Yuca_tech is an art project of social content, which seeks to create community work to solve local problems, using low and high tech resources, juxtaposing tradition and innovation with appropriate technology.

This is a community lab located in Yucatan at the henequen zone (Maya region), to create a series of photovoltaic textile artifacts and some pieces with light using fiber optic, mixing the use of intelligent materials with traditional fibers within a craft process .

Its Important that the final pieces work with sunlight and represent an improvement in the life of the community.

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Yuca Tech

@ VOL 39 ON FEB 20, 2015

"La energía como instrumento social", de esto nos hablará Amor Muñoz
Yuca_Tech , energía hecha a mano, es un proyecto artístico, interdisciplinario y de corte social, que busca generar trabajo colectivo para la solución de problemas locales teniendo como nodo base las tecnologías apropiadas. 

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Mexico City @ Museo Numismático Nacional
Feb 20, 2015