Oaxaca Options

Photo: Papel Oaxaca From the archives:Oaxaca Options was a series of panel discussions, lectures and small fairs organized by Amigos del Sol Language School and Planeta.com from 2001-2013. Launched in 2001, the series encouraged colleagues to share lessons learned in developing travel and tourism options that supports natural and cultural diversity in Oaxcaca, Mexico. 2001SIERRA …

Oaxaca Markets: Pochote Arquitos (2003-2009)

Photo Oaxaca City, Oaxaca – Pochote Market began in November 2003 at the Pochote Cultural Center with the support of Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo. The market moved several times in 2004 and returned to the Pochote in the fall. DichosCada dia quiero hacer las cosas mejor.Con calma nos amanece.No por mucho madrugar, amanece más temprano.Nos …

Oaxaca Amigos (2008)

Photo: Gerhard Buttner, Stormy evening (Used with permission) This page revisits the 2008 endeavor, Oaxaca Amigos: English Classes for Community Guides and Rural Artisans led by Gerhard Buttner. This page documents the lessons learned from the experience of the Oaxaca Amigos English classes conducted in Teotitlán del Valle during 2008. While a few of the …

Morph 2008

Poster In 2008 Blackbox  rewrote its manifesto via the Morph exhibt — morph1.blogspot.com. The idea came about as a way to expand the collaborative creation of objects with Oaxaca City’s creative community. The focal point of the exhibit is Oaxaca City’s famous Central de Abastos. Blackbox founder Gustavo Fricke says that the Central is a microcosm …

Mercados Turisticos de Oaxaca (1996)

Photo: Rogelio Ballesteros Castro, Feria de Turismo Rural Ron Mader: From the archives – the 1996 masters thesis of Rogelio Ballesteros Castro. His considered deep dive in developing tourism alternatives and options in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico was a strong influence in making my move to Oaxaca City later on (2001-2013). This work made …