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Neil Pyatt

Neil Pyatt arrived in Mexico in 1996 after completing a Master of Philosophy degree in Social Anthropology at Darwin College, Cambridge, with the thesis 'Nineties Fashion: A Postmodern Element in Contemporary Popular Culture?' 

In 1997 he founded The Grasshopper, the English-language supplement of the then Oaxaca-state newspaper, Noticias Voz e Imagen de Oaxaca, whilst simultaneously creating and implementing this newspaper's and southern Mexico's first daily-updated online news source.

In 2007 he became the Sports Editor of The News, the only national English-language Newspaper in Mexico, before returning to Oaxaca in 2009 as Consulting Founding Editor for the, by then, Grupo Noticias Voz e Imagen inter-state news portal,  He has written a television situation comedy and a documentary on Oaxacan immigration.

His doctoral dissertation was submitted in December of 2011 at Loughborough University School of the Arts titled 'Hybrid Agency: Postmodern Contemporary Art from Oaxaca, Mexico'.

Dr Pyatt currently writes and translates for various artists, galleries and publications and also the Oaxaca state government's Secretariat for Culture and the Arts, La920 Radio in Houston, Texas, amongst others.

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Legalise marijuana march, 2015



Legalise marijuana march, 2015.


Neil Pyatt guides us through Oaxaca's Galeria Estaban Chapital, from the exhibition of prints from the Guacha Bato workshop in Guadalajara to the new printmaking workshop being developed inside the gallery itself.

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