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That which rises / takes shape; phallic ground. 
"Yacimiento" in Spanish is translated into English as "Site" or "Field"; a fertile ground consisting of natural elements that exist in their raw form, often composed of resources 'to be exploited' by Man, notably in constructions.
The materials used and represented here consist of an array of found objects left behind in abandoned construction sites; planks of wood, sheets of glass, slabs of rock, textile, wires, industrial garbage bins made out of tin —even water that sits idle or reflections and sounds that cut through the space—, all of which add to the desolation of the scenes depicted.
Though the intended man-made use for these materials is within our reach, their meaning is meant to be recycled by the artist's intervention. Slabs of pavement are transformed into a 'pirate boat', planks of wood covered in black 'stone bat' paint, set side-by-side and marked, stand as an abstraction of the planning and building of a highway.
Despite the hand of Man — or perhaps fed by it — these objects molded and transformed (potentially again and again), speak to their original form. In other words, as elements there is a life to them that overrides Man's prerogatives.
There is a clear link between this work and Selva sagrada, where themes like beauty, purpose, and responsibility are interwoven to raise questions. As primarily on-site installation pieces, both Yacimiento and Selva sagrada are staged in Latin America, where the hand of Man often stands in contrast with the untamed natural environment of the surrounding landscape. In Selva sagrada this is made obvious by the jungle, presented in its purest version. In Yacimiento, the landscape is the "Site" itself.
Marked textile (laser prints) / editions of 5
Dimensions variable
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Parece un pozo (Looks like a water well)
Water, industrial garbage can
Video: 1"
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Dimensions variable
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Dimensions variable
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