La Casa – Art Projects was independent curating initiative developed in Beijing from 2001 to 2003. This was a pioneer art project that explored diverse art forms to create art exhibitions in non-conventional spaces like private homes, hospitals and schools.
La Casa was also a community art project that used art as tool to represent marginalized communities in China and developed projects such us:
“The Three Primary Colors Workshop” in co-operation with Beijing Hui Ling Community Services – For People Living With Learning Disabilities.
Positive Art Workshop in Co-operation with Beijing You An Hospital. A community art project developed You An Hospital for People Living With HIV/AIDS
Founders: Dina Valarezo, José Abad Lorente
Positive Art Workshop 2002 – 2003
Developed by La casa for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) to enjoy greater dignity by expressing themselves through art (painting and Chinese calligraphy) as a positive way to prevent and address HIV/AIDS issues in China and globally.
Silence = Death – International AIDS Day – December – 2002
Works by La casa | Danilo Oyarce | La casa | Lui Ding | Shao Yan | Wei Li Gang | Zhang Da Wo | Zhao Tie Lin | Zhu Ming
Nan Xiao Jie: Demolition Art Exhibition June – July – 2002
Works by La Casa | La casa | Ingrid Dudek | Sheng Hao Yu | Zhang Dali | Music by Second Hand Roses
Identity Mutations – June – 2002
Works by La casa
BEIJING 39.9166N, 116.38330E – September – 2001
Works by Black Market Production | Haruki Takahashi | Music by Galina Brenner
Open your eyes Open you mind – May – 2001
Works by La Casa | Saito Ritsuko | Sun Pu
Beyond Materials and Spaces – April 2001
Works by Lui Li Yin
Fresh art – March 2001
Works by Diana Valarezo | Fankie Fathers | José Abad Lorente