MURALS AND PROPAGANDA IN MICHOACÁN DURING THE CARDENISMO
by Tania Ruiz Ojeda, Sofía Velarde
Between history and art. Michoacán and the new trends in the Cardenista period
Mtra. Sofía Velarde Cruz (Museo de Arte Colonial, Morelia)
A decade after the mural movement was inaugurated in Mexico City during the post-revolutionary period, various factors contributed to the ideal conditions for different artists to intervene in the walls of various spaces in the city of Michoacán. Morelia. The factors that allowed the emergence of muralism in Michoacán, those who participated in this inaugural stage, the encouragement granted by various authorities and the works that were carried out in this period, are discussed in this conference.
Cardenista filmic propaganda as a precursor to the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
Dra. Tania Ruiz Ojeda (Unidad de Investigación sobre Representaciones Culturales y Sociales - UDIR, UNAM, Morelia)
During the presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas, an important production of propaganda documentaries coordinated and produced by the Autonomous Department of Press and Advertising was generated. Cárdenas's interest in cinema and the need to promote his political agenda prompted a series of actions that marked the way forward for the young film industry in Mexico, which without the economic and political support of the Cardenista regime, would not have been able to establish itself. as one of the most important in the following decades.