Essential Mexico

This ironic placemat was developed for Unhappy Readymade curated by Sarah MacWright and Jessica Hamlin.

installation images by Sarah MacWright


Use red, white and green crayons to color these essential terms about Mexico, defined by Core Knowledge Curriculum advocate, E.D. Hirsch:

1492, Adiós, Alamo, Alto, Aztecs, Basta, Chicanos, Conquistadores, Diego Rivera, Fiesta, Gracias, Gringo, Hector, Macho, Maestro, Mañana, Mayan Civilization, Mexican War, Mexico, Mexico City, Rio Grande, Señor, Señora, Señorita, Siesta, Wetback, Zapata


installation shot by Sarah MacWright

Ana Marva Fernández
Essential Mexico
Jan 2012
paper place-mats, red, white and green crayons, tin bucket, white tablecloth, wildflowers