Her works explore the forces of nature mediated and
modulated by technology.
Rebeca Méndez in group exhibition ‘Second Natures’ at
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center, UCLA Arts, Los Angeles, California.
Méndez’s list of works in exhibition: HOMELAND 2, 2006 — Homeland 2,
Peace White, Homeland 2, Low Green, Homeland 2, Guarded Blue, Homeland
2, Elevated Yellow, Homeland 2, High Orange, and Homeland 2, Severe
Solo exhibition at ANDLAB/ART, The Brewery, Los Angeles,
featuring works from Méndez’s “Homeland 3” and “About to Happen” series.
Exhibition dates: October 7 – December 12, 2006.
Exhibition dates: March 8 – June 25, 2006 An Exhibition
of Morphosis’ Work at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France. The
permanent installations I created in collaboration with Thom Mayne and
Kristina Loock were included in Morphosis Retrospective Exhibition at
the Pompidou Center in Paris.
Rebeca Méndez is Professor at UCLA Design | Media Arts
Department in Los Angeles, California, where she leads the ‘Brand Lab’,
dedicated to the development of design research and strategy, in
particular in the areas of organization, culture, and identity. The
group studies how complex organizations are defined by their public
identities, and how those identities can be strategized and designed.
,Rebeca Méndez Communication Design (RMCD) is a multidisciplinary studio
focused on design for art, architecture and other cultural clients as
well as for nonprofit organizations. RMCD’s practice is in various areas
of design including brand identity strategy and design, architectural
immersive spaces, interface design, way-finding systems, experience
design and artists book design.
RMCD’s clients include Caltech, MOCA, SFMOMA, Eyebeam Atelier,
Architecture and Design Museum (A+D), The Guggenheim Museum in Berlin,
The Getty Center, Microsoft, Sony, EDS, Imaginary Forces, Young &
Rubicam, Thames & Hudson, Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against
Women, ARK Restaurants, Morphosis, and Hanover World Expo 2000. As
creative director and head of Brand Integration Group (BIG) for Ogilvy &
Mather, LA, Rebeca Méndez led global branding projects for clients such
as IBM, AT&T Wireless, Trend Micro, Motorola, Mattel Barbie and Hot
Wheels, British Petroleum ‘BP’ and Symantec. RMCD’s projects have been
exhibited throughout the world in venues such as The Centre Pompidou in
Paris, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The National Design Museum in
New York, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts,
Design and Culture in New York, Museo Jose Luis Cuevas in Mexico City.
Méndez lectures internationally from Tijuana to Taipei, and has been
reviewed extensively by: Metropolis, I.D. Magazine, 34 Magazine,
Creative Magazine, RES, Communication Arts, Graphis, Eye, Business 2.0,
Méndez has received numerous awards from AIGA, The ONE Club, and has
been twice nominated for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award and the
Chrysler Design Award.