The Icon and the Pall

I understand object making as a construction or reconstruction of memory, and I regard memory as a performative process. Therefore, I am not interested in creating, but merely in updating, revisiting, recycling, etc. subjects that already exist and have their own history...

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Untitled Icon (Vicente). Installation with black light, ultraviolet paint, and an oil-on-canvas painting. The size of the painting is 36 x 23-1/2”. Made in Colombia in 2012.


Amsterdam Double Chambered Vessel, slip-cast pre-Columbian imitation vessel, Amsterdam tourist shirt. 18 x 11 x 17”. Made in The Netherlands in 2013.


Casa Gutierrez

Casa Gutiérrez, Media Luna. Oil on canvas. 27 x 22". Made in South Korea in 2010.


Enveloped Objects

Untitled Installation (Enveloped Objects). Found objects, fabric, 11 objects of various sizes from 38.5 x 15.7 x 14.5 in, the largest to 3.1 x 5.9 x 4.7 in, the smallest. Made in Colombia in 2012.


Maledetta Primavera

Maledetta Primavera Booklet. Published by Booklet Press in Tokyo in 2012. Original drawings made with charcoal and calcium carbonate on paper, each drawing is 8.5 x 11." Made in Colombia in 2012.


La más educada. Colored chalk, charcoal, and calcium carbonate on paper. each drawing is 8.5 x 11." Made in Colombia in 2013.


Untitled Icon (Celia). Oil on canvas. 39-1/2 x 28-1/2". Made in South Korea in 2010.


Maria Dolores

Untitled Icon (María Dolores). Oil on canvas. 36 x 24”. Made in South Korea in 2010.


Untitled Icon

Untitled Icon (Artifact No. 1). Relic, nail polish. 2-2/3 x 3 x 2". Made in the United States in 2009.