Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Liquid Sculptures

Our video on two fluidly abstract installations at Mexico City's biggest art fair

When we visited the Zona Maco art fair in Mexico City earlier this year, we saw a wide variety of media and styles—check out our first piece on Martin Creed here. This second video from our trip there explores some of the more abstract pieces we came across. “Sin Titulo, (homenaje a Yoko Ono)” (2010) by Luis Carrera-Maul and Roberto de Pol’s “hair-dryer, glass, straws, …

Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Collection

Our video on conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija and his newest video project

by Aphakai Rirkrit Tiravanija has continuously proven himself to be at the forefront of modern conceptual art. Extremely social in nature, Tiravanija’s exhibitions range from feeding gallery-goers to recording footage of a road trip and displaying it, along with the car that made the journey, for everyone to see. In this video, Cool Hunting talks to the artist about his current project as part of …

Salvando al Soldado Pérez

Checking in with the star of Mexico's hit narco-comedy

The New Mexican Cinema movement may have calmed to a simmer in recent years, but the country’s presence on the international film scene is here to stay. At Los Angeles’ recent Hola México Festival, festival-goers were treated to a secret midnight screening of “Salvando al Soldado Pérez” (Private Pérez). The film follows Julian Pérez—surrounded by hired thugs, killers, and accomplices—on his quest to find his …