Juan Arturo García González
year of birth: 1988
place of birth: Mexico City, Mexicojag.email@example.com to sandberg student page
Explores accented ways of living, their biopolitical affordances and tactics for their representation. His ongoing investigation delves into the correlations between the political, territorial and linguistic implications of cosmopolitanism.
Within a banana plantation and a botanic garden, a panel of botanic experts are challenged to discuss contemporary trends in gardening, scientific classification, and monocultural crops by an astute interviewer. The hidden politics of the experts’ positions are uncomfortably exposed and confronted with reality, as they render themselves suspicious of their own language.
Special thanks: Kris Berle, Rob Schröder, Daniel van der Velden, Juha van’t Zelfde, Polina Medvedeva, Vinca Kruk, Ash Sarkar, Holly Childs, Marijn Degenaar, Elisa Grasso, Alessandro Bortelli, André Lourenço, Kani Marouf, Elif Özbay, Anna Petrova, Mark Prendergast, Miša Skalskis, Emilia Tapprest, Valerie van Zuijlen, Gediminas Žygus