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TONO Festival will take place from March 12-24. Loosely guided by the theme of metamorphosis, the festival will explore moments of transformation and regeneration.

The festival will include the newest chapter of Gabriel Massan: Continuity Flaws: Rumors of a Leak, an innovative digital artwork co-commissioned by TONO Festival and Serpentine Arts Technologies, that connects with Third World: The Bottom Dimension, Massan’s ongoing project commissioned and produced by Serpentine Arts Technologies, Powered by Tezos; the Mexican premiere of video installations by Ali Cherri and Emilija Škarnulytė; a new dance commission by Nicolás Poggi; the Mexican premiere of a performance by Joshua Serafin; a new music performance by Tania Ximena; a music performance by Emilija Škarnulytė and Ezeta, amongst other activities.

TONO is also launching a partnership with the Pérez Art Museum Miami to share video art with a wider audience by presenting a series of works in a cinema in Mexico City as well as online on PAMMTV. Artists include Biarritzzz (Brazil), Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley (UK), Seba Calfuqueo (Chile), Leo Castañeda (Colombia), Ali Cherri (Lebanon), Colectivo Ixqcrear (Guatemala), Cristóbal Cea (Chile), Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau and Carlos Motta (Colombia), Edny Jean Joseph (US/Haiti), (La)Horde (France), Agnes Questionmark (Italy) and Tania Ximena (Mexico).

OUR FOUNDER

SAM OZER

is a curator and writer. She is the founder and artistic director of TONO, a new arts festival dedicated entirely to time-based artwork. Through TONO, she is co-curator of Watch & Chill 3.0: Streaming Suspense, a hybrid video exhibition that is travelling from Mexico City to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem; and the National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne). As an independent curator, Ozer has organized projects at museums and commercial galleries in Athens, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Milan, and New York. As a member of The Racial Imaginary Institute, she organized a series of exhibitions with David Kordansky Gallery. She formerly held curatorial roles at the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 in New York. She was the inaugural video curator for Feria Material (2022), the inaugural video curator for Zonamaco (2023) and the inaugural cinema curator for Art Baja California (2023).

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