27 December 2022
27 December 2022
A conversation with R.I.C.O.R.O.B.O, presented by Terremoto.
How is Latinamerican history and identity archived, stored and enunciated? Terremoto engages in conversation with R.I.C.O. R.O.B.O. (The Research Institute On Cannibal Opportunism & Repository Of Obsessive Bobo-lutionary Obsolescence) to explore notions of decommodification of Latinamerican identity, the dissemination of transgressive knowledge exchange and cross-border research. This podcast is presented by Terremoto, and moderated by Terremoto’s Executive Director and curator Helena Lugo.
ABOUT R.I.C.O. R.O.B.O. (RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON CANNIBAL OPPORTUNISM REPOSITORY OF OBSESSIVE BOBO-LUTIONARY OBSOLESCENCE)
R.I.C.O. R.O.B.O. is a cultural production bureau¹ specialized in scratching, remixing and hacking the corporate and institutional consumption of Latin(x)(o)(a)(a)(+)² narratives in the Americas³. Roleplaying with commercial and academic business models, R.I.C.O. R.O.B.O harvest a counter-manipulation agenda through transgressive knowledge exchange⁴, site-specific interventions and cross-border research.
A commercial agency that serves as an intermediary especially for exchanging information or coordinating activities.
Latin(x)(o)(a)(a)(+): an expansive neologism to acknowledge the fragmented and diverse historical frameworks of individuals that identify within the ethnic construct of latinidad.
The countries of North and South America, considered together.
Transgressive teaching by Bell Hooks
R.I.C.O. R.O.B.O is conformed by Adrian Edgard Rivera, Daniel Arturo Almeida, Itzel Basualdo, Rodrigo Carazas Portal and Olenka Macassi.
Based in Mexico City since 2013, Terremoto is the leading bilingual independent media for contemporary arts in the Americas. With an extensive network of collaborators and a critical focus on decolonial, queer and antipatriarchal practices, Terremoto will pause its print magazine and refocus its gaze on digital content and an upcoming program of curatorial and artistic residencies connecting the Americas.