At the legendary home of Pre-Texts facilitators, Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernandez, coordinated by Stella Lirusso, Pre-Texts coordinator for Mexico. With about 50 participants, we led an “Amoeba Tour” to explore the art collection while we read “Ancestra por elección,” by Jazmina Barrera, published by Santillana Editora. 


  • Indicator of development in all fields (economic, political, emotional, etc.).
  • Stimulates imagination in order to comprehend texts.
  • Inspires personal expression.
  • Engages a range of experiences at a safe distance.


  • Starts with creativity, a universal human drive.
  • Depends on facts and critical reflection.
  • Requires reinterpretation of given material.
  • Develops best with a diversity of proposals.


  • Derives from diversity as a source of pleasure.
  • Thrives on admiration of everyone for everyone.
  • Appreciates facts and critical reflections.
  • Recombines materials and experiences.