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I explore duct-tape and new technologies concerning it. I subvert it by utilizing it alongside traditional mediums such as paper, vellum and Tyvek and navigating through similarities concerning computer motherboards, traffic patterns, street maps, and ancient architectural ruins. I interpret them in ways to draw the viewer into dialog, continuing explorations of methodologies and relationships. Though linearly based, these works allude to organic structures and incomplete fractals.

I suggest, that this marriage between duct-tape and these substrates is total debauchery. The play on materials, textures and colors furthers my premise of working with opposition in every way possible. This multi-layering and sometimes grafting of colors refer to different ideologies within each piece, inflating the notion of a universe where subversives become part of the fabric of what is a known truth but causing it to unravel, the unknown make the weak parts stronger.

Xolotl The evening star, Venus
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x24”)
Toltec
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x34”)
Mixcoatl 
The Mayan god who brought fire to humanity
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x24”)
Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli 
The Mayan God of All. The Big Kahuna
duct tape, acrylic on prepared canvas
122 x 122 CM (48x48”)
Tezcatlipoca 
Panmesoamerican shamin god
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x24”)
Chalchiuhtlicue
Goddess of springs
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x61 CM (24x24”)
Tlaloc
Panmesoamerican god of rain, storms, water and thunder
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x24”)
Cabrakan 
Mayan god of earthquakes
duct tape on prepared canvas
61 x 61 CM (24x24”)
Huitzilopochtli
duct-tape on Tyvek
28x39”
Yumil Kaxob
duct-tape on rag paper
19x19"
Centeotl
duct tape on Arches
33X54"
Cabrakan II
duct-tape on Tyvek
28x39"
2014
Cipactonal
duct-tape on Tyvek
28x39"
Oxomo
duct-tape on Tyvek
28x39"
Temporal Narrative
duct-tape on Tyvek
28x39"
Space Circuitry Fetish
duct-tape on vellum
51x68"
Mayan Circuitry Fetish
duct-tape, Tyvek
129.5x129.5 cm (51x51")
Aztec Circuitry Console
duct-tape on Tyvek
129.5 x 129.5 CM (51x51")
Quetzalcoatl Fetish Console
duct-tape on Tyvek
129.5 x 129.5 cCM (51x51")
Cosmos Pink Spiral
duct-tape on vellum
91.5 x 91.5 CM (36x36)
Orange Circuitry Fetish
duct-tape, vellum
91.5 x 91.5 CM (36x36")
Yellow Spiral Console
duct-tape on semi-transparent vellum
91.5 x 91.5 CM (36x36")
Space 1
duct-tape on vellum
152.5 x 183 CM (60 x 72")