transient communities:

organizing ephemeral encounters with unfamiliar people and beyond artistic communities



Siendo parte de una cultura migratoria, últimamente he estado experimentando con nociones de comunidades temporeras y como formar estas en espacios donde el idioma y la cultura se encuentran en metamorfosis y en estado de fluidez. Tenemos la opción de recurrir a la asimilación como estrategia de sobreviviencia, tenemos también la alternativa de explorar, desde un punto de vista global, quienes somos y porque estamos aquí. Podemos afrontar las dificultades y disimilitudes de nuestra identidad liquida y pensarnos, así,  cada día con una nueva perspectiva.



(On temporary communities)

While the park was the central gathering place, the meetings also took place in museums, coffeehouses, libraries, and beer gardens; and we also got together to walk around the neighborhood.


When do we start feeling at home in the world? How to develop a sense of community? How families and parenting became such an isolating experience? Temporary communities are born from our desire to belong, from that longing for a group that support us and share common interests.

From: Fluid Ecologies (Vassar College)


We are living in a large, cosmopolitan city where people co-exists, walking cautiously by each other side.  Our different idiosyncrasies create distance; and sometimes, our cultures and languages bring us together into temporary communities and gatherings.

Our community is elusive, as it appears and disappears in different locations of the infinite city. In one occasion we visited a very small island where some people met and children played per hours, however other people could not find each other and walked in concentric circles without seeing each other. Then our group became illusory, never real.  



exploration: legs

I make objects (somehow from the distance: through observation, imagination, and markmaking)

A. experience the moment (totally present, becoming artist, model, and image herself)