The Language of Devils (6:24)

HD color video  

2014-2016

This self-produced trailer provides the symbolic axis of my meta-mythology during 2014-2016. Drawing connections between the north and the south, the east and the west this piece deals with transculturation and hybrid identities; queering different forms of folklore and religious tradition through the artifice of the mask: the most complex issue of folk culture.

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Things that feed my practice: Building ethnographies, time collapsing,scale shifting, memory through drawing and observation, surveillance, hyper reality, fairs, consumption, sites of devotion, fake promises, the past, seasons, birthdays, Christmas, altars, architecture, temples, mathematical systems, mascot costumes, bathhouses, thresholds, faith, belief, food, the Golden Gate Bridge, Disco Music, Folk sensibilities…

 

 

© 2016 JoseJoaquinFigueroa