OJO - DEBE COSTAR UN OJO DE LA CARA
       
     
I.D Bracelet
       
     
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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
       
     
       
     
OJO - DEBE COSTAR UN OJO DE LA CARA
       
     
OJO - DEBE COSTAR UN OJO DE LA CARA

2010 - 2015, 140 eye portraits, watercolor on paper installation, 8’ dia. size variable

The title’s translation - the cost is to high, This work as a reaction to the shock, heartbreak and disillusionment of people all over the world after experience of terrorist acts.

Whitewashed is a series of installations, sculptures and paintings which explore the human response to political, economic and human rights abuses. Debe Costar Un Ojo de La Cara  is an installation of 160 watercolor eye portraits in the form of a human iris. It conveys the human emotion brought out by disasters such as 911.

 

I.D Bracelet
       
     
I.D Bracelet

2013, Frescoes, amulets, glass beads, metal, chain, 

60” L x 10” W

 

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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
       
     
PENNIES FROM HEAVEN

 

 

2013, pennies, chain, 13'L x 6'w x 6'd

The exploitation of lands throughout the world for their resources often incorporates the utilization and exploitation of human capital. the human sacrifice that goes unrecognized in the attainment of wealth then appears nonsensical in comparison. 

       
     
Cortes Migation

2017, installation - hand painted eye portraits, 18'