Very excited to be asked to create the promotional material for the upcoming Festival Cervantes. Artist Nuezz de Mexico will be in town and putting up a mural at Marble Brewery. Come check it out! Details below.
About Instituto Cervantes
With over 80,000 students per year, Instituto Cervantes is the largest institution in the world dedicated to teaching Spanish. Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque offers a variety of Spanish courses for individuals and groups and organizes many exciting cultural events throughout the year.
In addition to Spanish language classes, Instituto Cervantes offers cultural events such as film series, concerts, theatre, art, discussions on history, literature, science and much more in an effort to fulfill its mission to promote Spanish, Hispanic and Latin American cultures throughout the world.
International Book Day (also known as the World Book Day) is a yearly event on April 23, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. The International Book Day was first celebrated in 1995.
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012.
Format: Miguel Mejía + Dj sessions.
Theme: Festival Cervantes, Writing Art not only aims to commemorate the International Book Day itself, but also the new avant-garde trends merged from the fusion of literature and different artistic disciplines.
Festival Cervantes, Writing Art proposes an urban art project based on what we (as Spanish speakers) call “popular story telling culture” Mexican Urban Artist Neuzz (Miguel Mejia) will paint a graffiti based on stories and legends his grandfather used to tell him when he was a child. This graffiti art is part of Abuelo Goyito series, which has been already displayed in several venues. The beats of avant-garde Djs from Albuquerque and San Francisco will create an environment of creativity.
- from Wednesday, April 18, through Saturday, April 21:
– Neuzz will work on his design on site.
- Saturday, April 21, 2012 – Neuzz will draw while some popular Djs of Albuquerque will be spinning from 4pm to 8pm.
Location: Marble Brewery, 111 Marble Ave NW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 243-2739
– Neuzz (Miguel Mejía) – Urban Art Artist from Mexico DF.
– DJ Sarah Cat started out DJing a late-night world music show at her
independent college radio station (KCSB) in Santa Barbara, California.
Since then, she has DJed in various clubs, parties, and shows in San
Francisco, CA and Albuquerque, NM. Her style is very ecclectic- mixing world, latin, reggae/dub, afrobeat, glitch, dubstep, and jazz with
electro-dancey beats and a heavy emphasis on the bass.
– DJ Zia Zombie
– DJ Zenova.