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Marcela Bórquez

Marcela Bórquez

Marcela Bórquez is a Mexican artist and mediator based in Montréal. Her work focuses on collective engagement and issues of identity and belonging. She has created educational and public programs in collaboration with museums, libraries, and community centers. As a member of the Cuerpo Estratégico collective, she has designed workshops to explore reading as a performative practice. She is an active collaborator of the international artists' network Red de Pedagogías Empáticas and co-founder of the non-profit project Avalokita, dedicated to the dissemination of resources for professional development in the arts. She became a member of DARE-DARE after being selected for a research micro-residency at La HALTE in the summer of 2022. She participates in the Espace Critique committee, notably in the organization of Fabuler l'école, and the Pluralité committee.

Projects of Marcela Bórquez


    Methods and Games in Space : Habitable Zones

    As part of its three-part call (interventions, residency and public writing), DARE-DARE artist-run center is looking for proposals for artistic projects to design its 2024-2026 programming.

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  • Fabuler l'école

    Fabuler l'école
    Fabuler lécole
    Exercise books, reflection tool, magic kit or all of the above

    The Critical Space Committee of DARE-DARE welcomes and joins a group of participants in the solarium of the Cité-des-hospitalières.

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  • Micro-residency at la HALTE - Todo Lengua

    Micro-residency at la HALTE - Todo Lengua
    Marcela Bórquez

    The project Todo Lengua is an invitation to become language, completely and in every sense. It seeks to offer a space for embodied and collective reading to find relationships between words, sounds, bodies and territories.

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