The ANT project is a non-profit organization inspired by the collective intelligence of ants, whose individuals, operating as a collective, achieve remarkable goals that would be impossible for a single member on their own.
The ANT project offers a horizontal structure of interaction where creators exchange with other creators with the goal of interconnecting the content of their projects.
The community emulates a self-organized complex system where no one member is monitoring the direction on the global level, but the responses of the individuals lead the collective to innovative forms throughout creation.
The ANT Project was born from the need to create a horizontal structure of interaction among artists, curators, writers, and performers. Its aim is to facilitate interconnection between seemingly disparate individual practices, nurturing the creative process of the community as a whole.
The ANT Project Workshops are interactive conversations where members of the platform present a brief overview of one of their projects to a live audience. The audience has the opportunity to respond following each presentation, bringing their own source material to the discussion as a means of enriching the reception of all projects.
Its mission is inspired by the interaction of ants in an ant colony where individuals, performing their own role, connect with the larger whole in order to feed the colony. The achievements of ants interacting in a colony would be impossible for a single member on their own.
Guadalupe Garcia is the founder of the ANT project. Her work has been shaped by the vision of creating a space where individual voices are listened as co-creators of reality. As an art historian, she held positions as curator and assistant director at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, and exhibition director at the Museo Nacional de Arte, both in Mexico City. In Miami, she worked as consultant curator at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.
As a practitioner in the spiritual tradition of Kashmir Shaivism, her practice has shaped the ground for a professional approach based on the awareness that everything we consider external to us, is contained within ourselves.
From the meeting of art and spirituality, she founded the ANT project. A space for creators to connect and interact, generating a nurturing flow of creative content. Guadalupe García lives in Mexico City.