Fundación Casa Wabi is an interdisciplinary art center whose purpose is to foster the ex-change of ideas between national and international artists from various disciplines and practices.
Designed and cosntructed by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the foundation has a priviledge location, situated between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean and few minutes from Puerto Escondido in the Oaxaca state of Mexico.
Our facilities include six private bedrooms, two shared studios, a multipurpose hall, a screening room, an exhibition space, many leisure spaces and a sculpture garden. The term wabi comes from the japanese wabi sabi, an aesthethic ideal and way of life that finds beauty in imperfection, impermanence, the accident and nature’s profoundness.
Fundación Casa Wabi is a project where residents are exposed to a unique setting for their creative and professional development.
All our programmes arise from the interaction between artists, art and the people from the local communities.Our programmes are:
We are an active site, different from the traditional museum or gallery, where exchanges between art and the social take place. We pursue trough our programmes to stimulate the interaction between the community, nature, architecture and contemporary art.