limpia

limpia is the culminating work of a 9 month residency i held in vcu qatar. a limpia in the traditional mexica thought is a spiritual cleansing; answering to both dislocating violence of the 2010 protests in mexico and in the arab spring in multiple parts of the middle east, this body of work responds to isolation and violence. the installation included ready mades, screen prints, drawings, oil paintings and a hidden video installation.

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kira, oleo 7cmx7cm, 2012, qatar

 

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