Pedro Reyes is a Mexican artist who uses sculpture, architecture, video, performance and participation. His works aim to increase individual or collective agency in social, environmental or educational situations.
This video is a recording of Reye's fascinating lecture given in Hamilton Hall at the University of the Arts on June 27, 2012. It begins with his most recent Sanatorium project, and also covers his Baby Marx puppet series and his Palas por Pistolas project. This lecture was the third in the 2012 Summer Lecture series.
His website can be found here: pedroreyes.net/palasporpistolas.php?szLang=en&Area=work