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“Offerings”
2016
20 ft. x 50 ft.
Instillation: tinsel curtain, Mylar, pipe, fishing line, fiber carpet and stool, salt
Part of the group show “Mami” presented at the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY

“Offerings” is an instillation that is activated the performance “Initiation”. The instillation itself allows for the viewer to walk into a cascading amount of blue tinsel, meant to give the viewer a feeling of claustrophobia as the follow the metallic path into the center of the piece.
“Initiation” a one-on-one interactive performance that accompanies “Offerings”. In it, the viewer is lead through a ritual with the artist where a story from their personal history is transformed into an offering within the performance. It deals with the idea of sacrifice, loss and initiation.