going nowhere

The events leading up to political elections often resemble a circus, with a parade of actors, and a master of ceremonies (campaign organizers and promoters) who oversees the show. I have created eight collaged photographic pieces whose main characters appear as graffiti on walls, or spectators on Buenos Aires streets.

The graffiti characters stand out like humorous caricatures. In my work, the graffiti characters are either carrying or venerating a pre-Colombian god about whom nothing is known, other than the fact that he was drawn over six hundred years ago. His image hangs like an icon on building walls. Spectators gather round to watch the strange parade of comics. There is a carnival atmosphere here as the advancing actors entertain the crowds.

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  • MK 0002 Processionanditsaudience01.jpg
  • MK 0003 Thegodisdancing02.jpg
  • MK 0000 Drummerboy05.jpg
  • MK 0001 Hewhowavesthebanner03.jpg
  • MK 0002 Processionanditsaudience01.jpg
  • MK 0003 Thegodisdancing02.jpg