Dead Languages of America, 2014

Installation
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.
89 x 46 x 18cm

 

Dead Languages of America is a homage that intends to unearth the forty-two Indo-American mutilated cultures that history has buried together with the disappearance of their languages due to the dominance of Spanish.

 

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. 89 x 46 x 18cm

 

FESTIVITY-SLAUGHTER, El Born, Barcelona.

Dead Languages of America, 2014. View of installation at the pop-up show Festivity-Slaughter.
View of Dead Languages of America, Festivity-Slaughter, El Born, 2014
Dead Languages of America, 2014. Detailed view of installation