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Breathing on Earth

Monday, 10 March 2014 12:37 Written by Gitte Daehlin
 
"In my studio (in San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca) I model clay figures, adding various objects (little “messages”). The bronze foundry workers come to the studio, where I make the molds. These are taken to the foundry (in Amecameca, State of Mexico) where the bronze figures are cast. I add glass eyes, join the parts and treat the surface with oxidation.”

“Each figure is around three meters high, to maintain intimacy and eye contact while being scattered throughout pasture land, in order to fit in harmoniously within Nature.

“The herd represents the “masses” that wander and influence each other mutually. But the mass is also composed of people, and as viewers walk among them they must perceive that they are an individual – possibly an outsider - within a herd.”
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