residency: JuneOctober 2020

Amado Cabrales (Mexico)

Amado Cabrales

Amado Cabrales is an artist, art educator (arteducador) and organizer who teaches workshops and uses collective dynamics as a form of artistic-pedagogical production. His training in educational art processes began in the seminar Medios Multiples (MM5), a theoretical-practical project of artistic production at the UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México). He worked at the Museo Tamayo, Mexico City where where he collaborated on the development of projects for integral audiences and inter-institutional training projects. He is a member of the international network Pedagogías Empáticas

(Empathic Pedagogies), an extitutional project on education and art. He is also the co-creator of the collective Cuerpo Estratégico (Strategic Body) which uses both the body and collective body as the axis of its work processes. His artistic practice focuses on the relationship between space, imagination and memory. He is also a curator and organizer of the art space _llorar cdmx (_cry cdmx), in which focuses on the production of immersive experiences and supports projects that fall in the limits between artistic and vernacular artistic expressions. During his stay in Warsaw Amado will research the local practices and methodologies of informal education and help to program the upcoming seminar Re-Directing: East X Empathic Pedagogies.

Amado Cabrales participates in the Empathic Pedagogies project.


  • Curator
    • Marianna Dobkowska