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Díaz Cedeño presents a series of base-relief panels made in low temperature red clay from Tzintzingareo, Michoacán; an area in México known for its traditional clay making techniques and vegetation. The panels showcased on the three walls of the booth act as fictional portraits of the landscape through the representation of vegetal, animal and anthropogenic motifs. Accompanying the panels, an aluminum grid covering the electrical cables on the floor exhibits eight glazed ceramic sculptures placed on their intersections, each sculpture holding a 5.5” screen displays videos from an overhead perspective ...
Tomás Díaz Cedeño (Mexico b.1983) is a Mexico City-based artist whose artistic production explores the proportion between the natural and the artificial, as well as the continuous interaction between empirical belief systems and scientific methodologies. His practice examines the expressive range material objects can embody when forced into previously unknown relationships. His physically evocative formal explorations connote an inherent mysticism, recalling alternative representation of the body, nature’s organic structures, and amulets of peripheral systems of beliefs. He examines these relations t ...