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Yautepec

 

Yautepec 2018

Created using 3D-scans of small terracotta heads unearthed during the construction of my childhood home in Yautepec. These digitally fabricated objects, altered copies, mutations, challenge how relics are often seen as static and foreign. Hand painting these faces was a way for me to create a personal exchange with the object. Volcanic Stone is a natural material that allows the sculpture to be put back in an environment similar to where it came from—the ground beneath my home near the Popocatepetl volcano.