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WORKS

Shipment Lost at Sea (2018)

HD video, 04'04"  (produced for an online exhibition on Internet Moon Gallery)

‘Shipment Lost at Sea’ is a hyperreal narrative of Meso-American artefacts lost at sea during their colonial journey

towards the West.

It portrays an exhibition that will never open, and aims to highlight this process of decontextualisation as a profoundly violent one, a brutal naufrage.

It echoes the slave-trading practice of throwing slaves overboard into deep sea, from which ensued a myth that

seas were haunted by floating remnants of survivors.

The video displays this fragmented sunken history, where the artefacts form an alternative reality of surviving in a

borderless space, never reaching their destination nor returning to their point of origin.