10 Mar Alejandro Chellet //
Is a multidisciplinary artist and social practitioner on cultural and permacultural networks. Born in Mexico City from a family of artists. Currently he works along with the audience, public space, architecture and performance. On his art he addresses the misplaced core principles of coexistence, the loss of connection with Nature cycles, and the political and environmental context of urban societies.
In 2013 he presented an urban intervention addressing: love, altruism and community during the 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute in Sao Paulo. In 2014 he performed in NYC at Grace Exhibition Space offering a feast with dumpster food and collected donations that he burnt. Since then he has also been involved in building Rosekill, an artist residency in Rosendale, NY. In 2015 he awarded the Adidas-Border grant in Mexico City and exhibited at Museo Universitario del Chopo a collaborative mobile urban intervention: Actualiza Arte made with DIY bamboo bikes and trailers, a geodesic dome and solar powered sound system. In 2016, he scavenged food waste in the streets of Brooklyn and performed Buried by Broccoli at the Art/Life Institute in Kingston, NY. In 2016 he was in residency in Catalunya at L’Olivar Foundation where he developed The House of Fire a pavilion paying homage to the greater spirit of Fire. In 2018 he was part of EMERGENYC program from the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics of NYU guided by George Emilio Sanchez focused on the theater of the oppressed techniques. Also participated at Body Politics program directed by Jill Sigman at Gibney Dance Studio focused in somatics and social