LABORATOIRE KONTEMPO

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Researcher / Artist

Miguel Buenrostro

Miguel Buenrostro is a visual artist from Tijuana, Mexico and based in Berlin, Germany. His work reflects on the condition of the border as a site of knowledge production and interconnection. Working with listening practices, cinematic and performative gestures in public space, his work has been presented in the Biennale Architettura di Venezia (2016); Armory Center for the Arts (2017); Museo Numismático Nacional de la CDMX, (2018) Mexi-Cali Biennial (2019) and The Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany (2020); Miguel integrates lecture – performance strategies to his ongoing artistic research projects, such as Radical Mnemonics, ‘Otras Utopías’ and DISFUNCIONALISTA which have been held in different institutions in Latin America, United States and Germany. Miguel is co-creator of “Nuevo Norte”, a workshop lab in collaboration with local initiatives investigating the politics of migration, vernacular systems of inhabiting the city and neoliberal agendas in the global south.