Bandera (Flag) ll (2009)
(Fabric impregnated with blood collected from execution sites in Mexico).
(The middle flag above at the Exhibition view at the Mexican Pavilion, The Venice Biennale 2009).
Untitled (Architeuthis) (2010)
(Below, and Above with corn syrup as it is this exhibition)
David Zink Yi
(Burnted and glazed clay, corn syrup).
The video Leitmotiv (2011) (film stills below) sounds like soothing waves, but is actually a group of people (out of shot) keeping a pool of water swept with brooms in one spot. As the gallery guide states the artist Cinthia Marcelle wanted 'to prevent the tide from disappearing.'
(stills from Video Projection)
The last room of the exhibition returns to work by Teresa Margolles. Ajuste de cuentas (2008) (larger picture below) is a small pile of shattered glass from shot car windscreens collected at the scene of revenge killings by drug dealers in the Sinaloa region of Mexico. Margolles then commissions for the gems in jewellery typically worn by the perpetrators to be replaced by fragments of this glass (bottom two pictures).
Ajuste de cuentas (Score Settling) (2008)
(10 carat gold including an inlay of pieces of broken glass)