Carmen ORTIZ

General Presentation

  • “Self-taugh Mexican video-maker and active member of the popular urban movementin Mexico City. In 1986, as a separated mother of three, Carmen joined Colectivo Perfil Urbano at the invitation of José Luis Contreras and learnt photography and silk screening techniques. Eventually Carmen Ortiz became a full time staff member of the media collective and the life partner of José Luis Contreras. When the Zapatista rebellion broke out in 1994 Carmen Ortiz travelled to Chiapas on several occasions as the correspondent of Colectivo Perfil Urbano. She is a strong-willed, optimistic woman who has made video-making her personal weapon in the fight for a better society” 1)

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