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Station / Estación # 145: San Juan De Letran

Off at San Juan De Letran, rise to the surface and here I am – smack-bang in the kernel of the big corn of Latin America. Sheer, utter density of human traffic and stagnant mass clog the pavement, impeding the possibility and desire of an elongated rhythmic stride through the streets. It’s usually a stop, […]

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Station / Estación # 141: Iztapalapa

Imagine ascending to the surface of alfresco metropolitanism, stepping into the environs of dynasties; indigenes, colonials, mestizos. Your blinking hastens in the contrasting lucidity, eyelid inverse shutter reveals rippled golden dunes and a temporary transportation takes place, a million miles – it may well be (yes and no)- to splendour of Saharan sands, sullied by […]

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Station / Estación # 132: Cerro De La Estrella

Las primeras fotos que verás en la galería no muestran una imagen urbana tipica de la Ciudad de México Me bajé en Cerro De La Estrella, dejé mi cámara en mi bolsillo y empecé la subida empinada por las calles suburbanas en busca del cerro que presta su nombre a la estación. No fue hasta […]

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Station / Estación # 107: UAM-I

Since I came to realise, not so long ago, the immense similarity of the name of this station (UAM-I) to the name of my favourite all time Australian rock ‘n’ roll band You Am I it has been at the fore of my consciousness and I knew an MCM Project visit was imminent. I have […]

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Station / Estación # 100: Bellas Artes

What child in Mexico has gone to the Alameda and not felt joyful and happy?  What youngster has not felt their imagination run wild, given over to the sweetest deliriums, to dreams of blissfulness? Francisco Zarco, 1849, plaque near the station Exhale, 100 stations. Mid afternoon a storm rolled across the city.  Thunder reverberated with […]

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