Dead Languages of America – 2014

This work is a homage to the 42 mutilated cultures that history has buried together with the disappearance of their languages.

 

Dead Languages of America, 2014. View of installation, Unarmed Land Festival, Barcelona.

 

Dead Languages of America, 2014
Dead Languages of America, 2014. Coffin: wood, dyes, varnish, handles. Interior of coffin: red velvet, wadding, wooden cross, gold paint, clay tongues (x 42). Cloak: red and yellow wild silk. 35 x 18.11 x 7.8 in

 

FESTIVITY-SLAUGHTER, El Born, Barcelona.

Dead Languages of America, 2014. Coffin: wood, dyes, varnish, handles. Interior of coffin: red velvet, wadding, wooden cross, gold paint, clay tongues (x 42). Cloak: red and yellow wild silk. 35 x 18.11 x 7.8 in

 

View of Dead Languages of America, Festivity-Slaughter, El Born, 2014

 

Dead Languages of America, 2014. Detailed view, Pop-up show, El Born, Barcelona.