Geraldine Juárez
March 2009

Preparing for a discussion-lead workshop around peer-funding and constructing a pinata in connection with the ‘Alternative Economy Cultures’ programme of events at Pixelache 2009.

Geraldine Juárez is a self-taught artist from Mexico City. She creates objects and interventions using low-tech, waste, survival and alternative economy as frameworks, to spot and deface dominant modes of consumption, production and interaction. She also belongs to the art-duo Forays, focused on the modification of everyday infrastructure.

Her work has been exhibited in the United States and Europe in shows such as Interference and Feedback in Eyebeam, Other Options, Social Fabrics, Art makes Eye Contact and festivals, such as Futuresonic and Conflux. She has been resident-artist at inCUBATE in Chicago and Senior Fellow at Eyebeam from 2006 to 2008.