Ruberta was a collaborative exhibition space in Glendale shared by Galería Agustina Ferreyra (Mexico City / San Juan), Lodos (Mexico City), Proyectos Ultravioleta (Guatemala City), CARNE (Bogota), and BWSMX (Mexico City). Ruberta was host to one group exhibition involving all of the participating galleries, followed by five successive two-month residencies, one for each gallery.
918 Ruberta Ave. Unit B (entrance in the alley)
Glendale, CA 91201
BWSMX was established in Mexico City in the summer of 2017 as an office for collaborative activities in contemporary art. In addition to its program of exhibitions, the office also produces the monthly Sábado de Galerías (Gallery Saturday) in Mexico City and initiated Ruberta in Los Angeles. Its founder, Brett William Schultz, is Creative Director of Material Art Fair and was formerly co-director of the gallery Yautepec from 2008 to 2017.
CARNE is a gallery that puts into practice theories about cultural exchange and capital through experimental forms of display, representation and circulation. Their activities include exhibitions in pop-up spaces, commercial galleries, art fairs, airbnbs, as well as talks, parties, and other events. The gallery is both comprised of and directed by four artists from Bogota: Adriana Martínez, Mariana Murcia, Juan Sebastián Peláez and Santiago Pinyol.
Lodos is an exhibition space organised by artists, curators, writers, collaborators and friends. The gallery is an initiative that speaks to ideas of collectivity and potential propositions through artistic production.
Proyectos Ultravioleta is a multifaceted platform for experimentation in contemporary art, founded in 2009, and based in Guatemala City. It’s an initiative dedicated to the production of art exhibitions, multidisciplinary projects, discussion forums, loud concerts, happenings, public interventions, as well as a platform for intermediation between other local and foreign projects.