Commonwealth and Council

For Prospective Rock/Artifact Projection

Gala Porras-Kim

Press Release
Rehearsal for Surveying for Ruins

Rehearsal for Surveying for Ruins

2014

Digital video (18:00 loop)
Edition of 4 + 1 A.P.

Installation view

Installation view

Composite Artifact 1

2015

Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 7 x 13 ½ x 5 in


Composite artifact 2

2015
Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 8 ½ x 8 x 4 in


Composite artifact 3

2015
Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 5 ½ x 14 x 9 ½ in

Composite artifact 1

Composite artifact 1

2015

Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 7 x 13 ½ x 5 in

Composite artifact 2

Composite artifact 2

2015

Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 8 ½ x 8 x 4 in

Composite artifact 3

Composite artifact 3

2015

Sandstone, schist, monzonite, resin, LED, wood
Approx. 5 ½ x 14 x 9 ½ in

Installation view

Installation view

The writing of stones

The writing of stones

2015

sandstone, linen on panel
48 ½ x 37 x 3 in

Installation view

Installation view

Mapping stones (predominant rock types of sub basins in Papaloapan river basin)

Mapping stones (predominant rock types of sub basins in Papaloapan river basin)

2015

Graphite, ink, tape, pins, string, paper, wood
44 x 30 ¼ x 1 ½ in

Mapping stones (predominant rock types of sub basins in Papaloapan river basin), detail

Mapping stones (predominant rock types of sub basins in Papaloapan river basin), detail

Projections 1

Projections 1

2015

Sandstone, schist, calcareous sanstone, basalt, monzonite, metamorphosed granite, shale, andesite, resin, LED, wood, glass
24 x 32 x 8 in

Projections 1, detail

Projections 1, detail

Projections 2

Projections 2

2015

Sandstone, schist, calcareous sanstone, basalt, monzonite, metamorphosed granite, shale, andesite, resin, LED, wood, glass
32 x 24 x 8 in

Projections 2, detail

Projections 2, detail

Installation view

Installation view

Mapping tones (all documented Zapotec dialects in Oaxaca)

Mapping tones (all documented Zapotec dialects in Oaxaca)

2012

Graphite, ink, tape, pins, post it, paper, wood
34 ½ x 48 ½ x 1 ½ in

Mapping tones (all documented Zapotec dialects in Oaxaca), detail

Mapping tones (all documented Zapotec dialects in Oaxaca), detail

Installation view

Installation view

For prospective rock/artifact projection

For prospective rock/artifact projection

2014

Graphite on paper, plexiglass, felt tip pen
Triptych: 56 x 55 x 2 ½ in; 56 x 104 x 2 ½ in; 56 x 55 x 2 ½ in

For prospective rock/artifact projection, left side view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, left side view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, detail

For prospective rock/artifact projection, detail

For prospective rock/artifact projection, center view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, center view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, right side view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, right side view

For prospective rock/artifact projection, detail

For prospective rock/artifact projection, detail

Installation view

Installation view