mauricio vitae

Mauricio Badillo (b.1970) earned a degree in graphic design at the Autonomous University of Mexico (1992) and another in fine arts at the School of Painting, Sculpture and Recording, La Esmeralda – INBA (1999). He is a founding member of Nutritive Spaces, an organization dedicated to investigating and spreading techniques and methods of urban agriculture as a starting point for reflection on various environments. The organization utilizes collaborative strategies to form social links. For his work with Nutritive Spaces, Badillo received assistance from the Office of Rural Development and Equality for Communities, recognition from the Deutsche Bank UrbanAge program (2010), an invitation from the Spanish Cultural Center to lead a workshop at its Ecology Expanded program (2010), and an invitation to the Basque Country from the Cristina Enea Foundation to give a workshop (2012). He is part of the teaching team at the Unidad de Vinculación Artística at the Tlatelolco Cultural Center, UNAM, where he is investigating links between art and the environment. Badillo was in charge of the design and initial planning of the Urban Farm at Casa Gallina.