Guillermo del Toro

REDCAT's MXLA summit seeks to push back against anti-Mexico rhetoric as it connects L.A. and Mexico City

REDCAT's MXLA summit seeks to push back against anti-Mexico rhetoric as it connects L.A. and Mexico City

Political relations between the U.S. and Mexico may be fractious, but cultural institutions on both sides of the border continue to connect with each other in interesting ways — and the California Institute of the Arts, as part of its Latin American Initiative, wants to improve the connections further.

The art school, based in Valencia, has teamed up with the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles, to organize the MXLA Creative Economy Forum, a two-day summit set to take place next week at REDCAT in downtown Los Angeles. It is to explore cultural exchange between Mexico City and L.A.

“There is much moving back and forth...

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