Events UNAM - Canadá


Exhibition: 500 years onwards… Mexico and the Mexican Identity

The exhibition consists of more than twenty black and white photos of the renowned Mexican journalist and photographer Pedro Valtierra. It focuses on the indigenous component of the complex and vast concept of Mexicanity and highlights, in a special way, the strong influence of the indigenous languages of Mexico over/on the Spanish language.

Photographer, journalist, and founder of the Cuartoscuro Agency and Magazine, Pedro Valtierra has received numerous awards and recognitions in Mexico and internationally.

The exhibition, a collaboration between the Pedro Valtierra Foundation, the Cuartoscuro Agency, and UNAM-Canada will be open to the public until January 2020.

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Our Mesoamerican Legacy, up close and personal

You have visited our photographic exhibition at our school, now join us and come meet the original objects. Come get a close look!

April 16 | 11:40 a.m. / Canadian Museum of History - Resource Centre

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The exhibition at UNAM-Canadá includes a group of 15 pieces photographs’ from a collection belonging to the Canadian Museum of History, among them: vessels, pectorals, an anthropomorphic whistle and figurines representing members of those societies. In the exhibition, organized around the functionality of the objects, are photographs of pieces that were never exhibited to the public.

The exhibition will be open to the public for an indeterminate period.