The Rhizome in Sculpture: Melquiades Rosario Sastre & Elizabeth Robles
Art Theory / Artist Profile / Inspiration

The Rhizome in Sculpture: Melquiades Rosario Sastre & Elizabeth Robles

Roots and branches are at the same level in the process of organizing ones thinking according to Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari. They propose this metaphor, originally taken from biology, as a rhizomatic way of thinking. The rhizome, like a root system, is so fertile that it may sprout in many different places at the … Continue reading

The Body Begs to be Written: The Written Word as an Agent of Ownership
Artist Profile / History / Travel

The Body Begs to be Written: The Written Word as an Agent of Ownership

Let’s start with Xu Bing’s pieces Cultural Animal from 1994 and his earlier work A Case Study of Transference from the previous year. Two works that confront us with the brutal collision between two cultures. Cultural Animal presents us with an even more harsh reality than its predecessor when the artist replaces the female pig … Continue reading