Marcia Hansen

Ultrabook Project: Mexico City Through Pictures

mexico city panoramic

Stop #2 on the UltrabookTM Project tour was Mexico City, Mexico. The team chose Mexico City because of its rich culture.

In Mexico City, will.i.am was out to discover the threads that connect his East L.A. roots with the capital city. Given its large Hispanic population and the popularity of urban street art, East LA has a vibe similar to Mexico City.

 

Mexico City Through Images


Tenochtitlan Glyph

Tenochtitlan Glyph - Initially named Mexico-Tenochtitlan, founded on June 8, 1325.

 

 

Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan, Mexico City, Mexico

Clouds over pyramids, circa 15th Century, Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Xochimilco, Mexico City Mexico canal

Xochimilco - tourist garden Tenochtitlán

 

Mexico City Population

Boom Town: Mexico City's population more than doubled between 1930 and 1950.

 

Avenida Insurgents, Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City has one of the world's longest avenues, Avenida Insurgents.

 

Cathedral in Zocalo Square

Cathedral in Zocalo Square

 

 

Join will.i.am on the Ultrabook Project

Part travelogue and part insiders’ guide, the UltrabookProject is a musical journey and a global cultural experience through eyes and ears of hip hop music legend will.i.am.

In 2012, will.i.am began traveling to various cities throughout the world armed with an Ultrabook, exploring, documenting, collaborating with local artists, and ultimately creating original pieces of music inspired by each of the cities he visits.will.i.am has already traveled to Tokyo, Mexico City and Seoul.

The Ultrabook Project site gives you a free music download of each city’s newly created song, lets you read articles about will.i.am’s travels, and you can learn more about the power of creating with an Ultrabook. Also check out the interactive timeline where you can comment and share the Ultrabook Project with your Facebook friends.

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Marcia Hansen

About Marcia Hansen

Marcia works as a digital storytelling marketing strategist for iQ and the Intel digital newsroom. She joined Intel in July 2010 after her pioneering work in social media at Allstate Insurance. She loves words, movies, photos, and world travel. Marcia holds an M.A. from the University of Missouri where she completed a thesis on digital literacies.

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