Ink on paper.
In the ongoing Beédxe series I experiment with a mix of drawing, painting and embroidery, exploring the contrast between pictorial and illustrative styles.
It is inspired by people from local communities that we met while organizing participatory public art projects. The concept that guides these projects is the symbolic search for collective memory and local identities.
The jaguar mask represents the “nahual”: a prehispanic myth about the human-animal duality. Particularly, the jaguar is considered to be a god of earth and nature and somehow I am very attracted to this representation.