Our work in Arts

We work with the best of the British creative talent to develop innovative and high quality events in collaboration with artists and cultural institutions in Mexico and the world.

Our Arts team works with the best of the British creative talent to develop innovative and high quality events in collaboration with artists and cultural institutions in Mexico and the world. Our artistic program covers a wide range of disciples from Literature to Scenic Arts, Cinema, Music, Visual Arts and Creative Economies.
Our reputation for excellence in the cultural field is acknowledged by our partners, that include internationally acclaimed festival such as Cervantino Festival, Morelia International Cinema Festival, Abierto Mexicano de Diseño, as well as museums of the calibre of Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) and cultural institutions such as the National Arts Centre, National Film Archive and the National Audio Archives, amongst many others.

 

Stanley Kubrick's cinematographic secrets at the UAL

Stanley Kubrick's cinematographic secrets at the University of Arts in London BY PAMELA ZÚÑIGA, ART PROJECTS MANAGER OF THE BRITISH COUNCIL MEXICO

Richard Gwyn presents "Cities and Memories" at FIL 2016

Welsh writer, poet and translator Richard Gwyn participated during the XXX edition of FIL Guadalajara presenting his new anthology of poems "Cities and Memories".

"Community Dance" project in Mexico

If we can dance together, we can live together: Community Dance in México By Pamela Zúñiga  

We participated in Digital Design Weekend 2016

As part of Digital Design Weekend, British Council Mexico in partnership with V&A Museum presented Hola Goldberg!

AltCity CDMX: inside the lab

Following our first weeks of workshops in AltCity CDMX, British Council's Americas Programme Manager Jonathan May writes about the creative process behind the project.

A talk with Nell Leyshon

We talked with author Nell Leyshon during her latest visit to Mexico, on the occasion of Hay Festival Queretaro and the presentation of her newest book, Memoirs of a Dipper.

"Huellas del Crimen" in the eyes of Clare Mackintosh

Clare Mackintosh tell us her experience during the First International Crime Novel Festival in Mexico "Huellas del Crimen".

Opening of “Saber Creativo” at LabCDMX

According to different studies, the interest for the creative industries in Mexico City has been increasing between the new generations.

Opening of Anish Kapoor’s exhibition "Archaeology : Biology"

You will be able to visit the Anish Kapoor's exhibition "Archaeology : Biology" until November 27 of this year at MUAC.

Experimental Music Festival “El Nicho”

The experimental music festival El Nicho celebrates sound arts from a new and different perspective.

David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind

David Shrigley is a revered and wildly popular British artist.