The Cry of Dolores

08.09.14 – 29.10.14

Carlos Aguirre, Armando Miguelez Giambruno, Héctor Velázquez and Adelia Sayeg

As part of the Anniversary of Mexican Independence Day and with the support from the Consulate General of Mexico in Hong Kong & Macau, Puerta Roja is proud to present “Independence:The Cry of Dolores”,a curated collective exhibition exploring Mexico’s rich cultural and political history through the eyes of contemporary art. The exhibition will run from 11th September to 1st November.

Since its establishment in 2010, Puerta Roja has remained the first and only art gallery in Hong Kong to promote emerging and established contemporary artists from Latin America and Spain in Asia. This September, Puerta Roja celebrates its Mexican artists with a visual journey of heritage, conflict, renewal and its future cultural identity.

Independence:The Cry of Dolorestakes on a story-telling approach to explore and understand the history and culture of Mexico. The country’s struggle to achieve independence on 16 September, 1810 and the years that followed have played a crucial role in the formation of Mexico. This thread has continued through the country’s narrative to the modern age and remains prominently visible in the works that its artists create.

The Consulate General of Mexico in Hong Kong & Macau will be exhibiting Mexican artist, Adelia Sayeg, “Xquenda’s New Fire”from the 17 September to the 15 October at 25/F, Caroline Centre, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay.