Frida Robles

Frida Robles Ponce

INTRA Research Project: Addressing Amnesia, Performing Trauma
Website in progress

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2021 University Assistant at [applied] Foreign Affairs, University of Applied Arts Vienna
  • Since 2021 Research fellow at the University of Cape Town with Prof. Nomusa Makhubu
  • Since 2019 PhD student in Art History under the supervision of Prof. Eva Kernbauer. With support from the Jumex Foundation of Contemporary Art (Mexico) and the Marietta Blau Stipendium (Austria)
  • 2017–2021 independent curator and researcher for the [applied] Foreign Affairs, University of Applied Arts Vienna
  • 2017–2018 festival coordinator, Crossing Night, Oaxaca City
  • Since 2015 freelancer artist and curator
  • 2014–2015 editorial coordinator, Mexico City’s Urban Lab (Laboratory para la Ciudad), Mexico City
  • 2013–2020 freelance researcher and analyst, Control Risks, Mexico City
  • 2013–2014 studio assistant, Social Design, University of Applied Arts Vienna
  • 2012–2014 master studies in Social Design. Arts as Urban Innovation, University of Applied Arts Vienna
  • 2011–2012 festival coordinator, International Festival of the Impossible Worlds (FIMMP), Puerto Progreso
  • 2010–2012 writer and researcher, Tóxico Cultura, Mexico City
  • 2010 image researcher, DOCEIMA, Mexico City
  • 2008–2011 research assistant, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), Mexico City
  • 2004–2009 bachelor studies in History, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • Structures of Displacement , Vienna: Birkhäuser. Co-editor with Baerbel Mueller and the Institute of Architecture of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, January 2021.
  • “Archipelago of Friction” in: Hakara: A bi-lingual journal of creative expression. Co-authored with Lasse Mouritzen, May 2020. Link
  • “La culpa: el caso de una ‘perdida’. Una mirada intelectual de los barrios bajos durante el Porfiriato” in: Cultura, política y sociedad en el siglo XIX, Mexico City: UIA, 2017.
  • “La ciudad como cuerpo sin órganos” in: José Luis Barrios Lara (Ed.), Afecto y saberes: Crítica, cultura y desestabilización de la representación, Mexico City: UIA, 2016.
  • “La construcción de un asesinato pasional” in José Luis Barrios Lara (Ed.), Afecto, Archivo, Memoria: Territorios y escrituras del pasado, Mexico City: UIA, 2016.
  • “Remote Homes: Towards a Nomadic Urbanism?“ in Architecture_MPS, UCL Press, 2014. Link

Veranstaltungen (Auswahl)

  • Come! Let’s march to Una , Fabrikraum, Vienna, Austria, 2022
  • Resounding songs , Drawing Lab, Paris, France, 2021-2022
  • Let me be earth bound star fixed , Wienwoche, Vienna, Austria (Co-curated), 2021
  • How to Love Anything Other than the Possibility of Ruin , USSR, Mexico City, Mexico (Co-curated), 2020
  • Torridus , Clark House Initiative, Bombay, India, 2018
  • New Mexican Drawing , Mexican Cultural Center, Vienna, Austria, 2017.