I had a nice conversation with Rhoni from COMPANY, who (after they visited my open studio) interviewed me in a community garden for their discovery series. To read it click here: Welcome To Company
COMPANY's ArtV mobile gallery will be in Miami functioning as a shuttle to help collectors and the interested public navigate the fairs.
This print came out beautifully! It is an archival pigment print on Tyvek sold online at the COMPANY website for collectors of emerging art. Click here to buy it.
Uprising after the Femicide is a reproduction of a large-scale hand-painted
woodcut print. The central figure is an Insurgent-Woman-Spirit in a balaclava
mask with blood pouring down from her chest, rising from the ground where
her own bones lie on top of a dahlia surrounded by Aztec ruins. The piece was
created with the aim of raising awareness about the Juaréz femicides. However,
it holds many layers of content that relate to colonialism and neo-colonialism,
women’s emancipation, nature’s destruction, and exploring the complexity of
emotions that one suffers after being subjected to forms of oppression, violence
and abuse. Which in this case, leads to the uprising of the Magical –Insurgent-
Spirits that populate the Aztec territory and lead a mystical battle in which
they are victorious. This piece was formally influenced by religious paintings
from the 1400’s to 1500’s. Elements that caught my attention, particularly in
Christian paintings from that era, were their extremely bloody visual narrative and
symbolism. Tenebrist painting and Latino-American art from the colonial period
can also be counted as visual influences.