Artworks

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  • Angel
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Contributor: Aaron Kuehn, Emily Ramsey
  • Artform: costume, performance
  • Method: sewing
  • Medium: gauze
  • Year: 2008
  • Statement:  "The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?" ( Edgar Allan Poe, 1844, The Premature Burial). To all the poets and writers who affect our life and death. A Calavera Fashion show and Walking Altar performance at Tropico de Nopal (Los Angeles, CA), Ofrendas 2008.
  • Photo 1: Reyes Rodríguez – Tropico de Nopal
  • Photo 2: Robert Gauthier - LATimes