MECA Special Projects are a curator/artist led section that features the works of mid-career and established artists. For this first edition, MECA presents artists from Puerto Rico, Detroit, New York City, Thailand, and Vietnam.
National, an artists' collective, launches at MECA with an art exhibit featuring recent works by Rabindranat Díaz, Melvin Martínez and Gamaliel Rodríguez.
New York City + Detroit + Puerto Rico + Dominican Republic
Alaina Simone Incorporated represents an array of artists whose interdisciplinary practices demonstrate a concern for social engagement as well as relevant contemporary artistic discourses: David Antonio Cruz, Jorge Otero-Pailos, Elia Alba, Aaron Maier and Dulcina Abreu.
Thailand + Vietnam
Rirkrit Tiravanija & Tomas Vu - GREEN GO HOME: The story of "Green Go Home" is part myth and part folklore. It is also partially a misunderstanding, and, to some degree, an invention of the imagination. Nonetheless, it makes for a compelling story.