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Juan Jose Maria

Social Substrates (Systemic-Mechanistic): Melting pot

Electronic Art * Sculpture * Installation * Data Visualization
Each sculpture measures: 20cm x 25cm x 40cm
Installation: 500cm x 130cm x 70cm

Materials: Acrylics, servomotors, earth, sand, lime.

Ten transparent acrylic mechatronic sculptures. Each sculpture visually represents the population data obtained from the censuses that were carried out in Argentina in the years 1869, 1895, 1914, 1947, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1991, 2001, 2010.

The elements used for population groups are:

  • European immigrants (lime)
  • American Immigrants (sand)
  • Original Peoples (land)
  • Number of inhabitants of Villa 31 (RPM of each concrete mixer)

This project is based on part of the conceptual framework of the work One of Lime and one of Sand: Between Fagocitation and Anthropophagy.

Juan Jose Maria Tirigall

Exhibition -Horizons of Desire- Museum of Contemporary Art of Mar del Plata (MAR)