El Polvo de los Antepasados (Dust of the Ancestors)

Temporary exhibition co-sponsored by Santacruz International Communication at the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City from October 25th 2014 to February 22nd 2015.

The animated short “Peyotl” (“Peyote”), based on the graphic novel “El polvo de los antepasados,” tells the story of the death of mask sculptor José Guadalupe Reyes, who lost his life during a peyote ritual in the late nineteenth century colonial desert highlands of Mexico.

Animation: Max von Bock
Sound and music: Tim Kroker
Story and illustration: Felix Pestemer
Translation: Alejandra Ayala Leal
Voices: Don Reyes – Lino Santacruz Moctezuma
Juanito – Fabián García Herrera

Museo de Arte Popular
Temporary exhibition
“El polvo de los antepasados – Felix Pestemer”
25th October 2014 – 22nd February 2015
Revillagigedo No.11 esq. Independencia
Historic center of Mexico City

“El polvo de los antepasados”
© Museo de Arte Popular, México D.F. 2014
Catalog, 104 pages, 23.5 x 31.5 cm
ISBN 978-6077611639

© Editorial La Cúpula, Barcelona 2012
Hardcover, 96 pages, 21.5 x 28 cm
ISBN 978-8478339945