The Tile Project, Destination: The World, 2004 - 2006
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Carmen Gimenez Cacho

Carmen Gimenez Cacho trained as a Museographer in the National Museum of
Popular Culture and then formed her own company 'Serpientes and
Escaleras,' which designed and organized various exhibitions in Mexico and

In 1989 she started to work as a production designer in film, working on
about 20 films in different formats. Recently she was Production Designer
for Carlos Carrera's film 'El Crimen del Padre Amaro,' nominated as best
foreign film for the Oscars in 2003. She has been nominated for the Ariel
of the Mexican Academy of Cinematography for her work on 'Desiertos
Mares,' Salon Mexico' and 'El Crimen del Padre Amaro.' For the last
several years she has also painted, studying with Gilbeto Aceves Navarro,
Oscar Vachtold and Tomas Gomez Robledo. She has participated in numerous
exhibtits in Mexico.

About the Tile:
Cooking has become an expression of cultural globalization.. . Although
there are many kinds of chilies, there is one symbol that represents them
all and can be recognized by many countires, the tiles have different
kinds of chilies to add a little zest to the installations. In this new
era of economical and cultural globalization chillies, more than ever,
belong to the world.