Ballet dancer Isaac Hernández seeks to reinvent creative industries in Mexico
Isaac Hernández is one of the most outstanding ballet dancers in the world – Photo: Erik Sawaya/Taken from Isaac Hernández’s Facebook account

Ballet dancer Isaac Hernández seeks to reinvent creative industries in Mexico

11/02/2020
16:35
EFE
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Isaac Hernández founded the Mexico Creative Industries Federation to support culture and talent

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Ballet dancer Isaac Hernández founded the Mexico Creative Industries Federation (FICM) with the objective of supporting culture and talent in Mexico, according to a statement issued last week by the organism.

“Ballet dancer Isaac Hernández, his sister and manager Emilia Hernández, known for being the executive producer of the successful show ‘Despertares,’ and Marie Thérèse Hermand de Arango, president and founder of the Association of Friends of the Popular Art Museum (AAMAP), are the founders and members of the FICM,” added the statement.

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In Mexico City, on January 31, they signed the Constitutive Act of the creation of the Mexico Creative Industries Federation, which calls itself a “revolutionary project” that seeks to transform the environment of the creative industry.

This federation wants to unify the different creative sectors with the objective to strengthen and create the necessary structures to consolidate as a sustainable economy for Mexico.

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This while “allowing to establish and strengthen links with other international organizations with the objective to create, produce, promote, and position Mexican creative talent in the world.”

In order to do this, they pretend to include outstanding exponents of Mexican creative industries among the directives of the different areas.

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Among them, dance, theater, music, design, fashion, plastic arts, urban art, traditional crafts, and contemporary art, film, animation, photography, digital arts, new technologies, literature, radio promotion, and many others.

I’m happy because we are one step closer from achieving the dream of unifying different Mexican creative sectors and of reinventing the model to produce different expressions that promote the [creative] disciplines” and making them being economically sustainable, said Isaac Hernández.

The Mexico Creative Industries Federation will start its activities by the end of the current year.

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