Encasing a whole drum set and broken guitar into an instrument case extended to such a size that it nullifies its usability.Read More
Functional yet unconventionally devised instruments including three custom guitars, a gong, maracas shaped like large closed fists, and a series of ornated drum-heads.Read More
Neon portals and ladders of light in acoustic drums. While these works picks up on the minimalists' reduction to simple geometric structures, serial reproduction, and the use of industrially produced music instruments, it imbues these elements with social references. Alluded to great American minimal and concept artists such as Dan Flavin or Dan Graham, an integral aspect of this works is the references to recent Chilean history: the military junta of Augusto Pinochet. The light flowing through his sculptures and mirror works can be read both as a metaphor for enlightenment and as one for economic and political power wielded in democratic and totalitarian systems to regulate and control all kinds of energies, be they financial, electricity, goods, or information.
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