Commonwealth and Council

Hunger as Teacher/El Hambre Como Maestra

Carolina Caycedo

Press Release
To Drive Away Whiteness/Para alejar la blancura, 2017

To Drive Away Whiteness/Para alejar la blancura, 2017

Hand-dyed fishing net, lead weights, hand-dyed jute
cord, plastic and glass bottles, liquor, banknotes, seeds,
chili peppers, achiote, sand, dried kelp seeds, water
(Pacific Ocean, Colorado River, and Los Angeles River),
hibiscus, black beans, human hair, ginseng, paper
89 x 136 x 107 inches

Just Energy Transition/Trancision enenergética justa, 2017 

Just Energy Transition/Trancision enenergética justa, 2017 

Tar-dipped fishing net, lead weights, iron rod, wool, rope 
104 x 91 inches

She Came From The Deep/Ella vino de lo profundo, 2017

She Came From The Deep/Ella vino de lo profundo, 2017

Tar-dipped fishing net, lead weights, framed Virgin image, thread, dried vine, natural cotton balls with seeds, candle, bird’s nest, dried flowers, wooden pan flute
74 x 17 1/2 x 15 inches 

Undammed/Desbloqueada, 2017

Undammed/Desbloqueada, 2017

Hand-dyed fishing net, lead weights,
metal gold pan, Navajo sand- stone,
copper T IUD, thread, rope
64 x 19 x 19 inches

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán, 2017

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán, 2017

Wax and animal grease candles, incense sticks, plastic and fabric tassels
76 x 7 x 8 inches

I and I Shall Not Remove/No nos vamos a dejar, 2017 

I and I Shall Not Remove/No nos vamos a dejar, 2017 

Marker on paper
18 x 22 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches

Big Woman/Mujer grande, 2017

Big Woman/Mujer grande, 2017

Wooden mask, handmade fishing
net, handmade wool hammock,
nylon fishing net, fabric, dry cattails,
dry plantain stem fibers, vine, rope 
85 x 26 x 62 inches

The Binding/El amarre, 2017

The Binding/El amarre, 2017

Nylon fishing net, lead weights,
hand-dyed cotton cord, hand-dyed
jute cord, leather whips, jute thread,
dry cattails, seeds, plastic sack
111 x 9 x 8 inches

Vocabulary and Infrastructure/Vocabulario e infrastructura (after The Distance Plan), 2017

Vocabulary and Infrastructure/Vocabulario e infrastructura (after The Distance Plan), 2017

Marker on 10 banknotes
10 x 47 x 1 1/2 inches

Not a Single Issue/No hay cuestión única, 2017

Not a Single Issue/No hay cuestión única, 2017

Marker on bank note, colored paper
13 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches

Damn Knot Anus/Nudo represa ano, 2016 

Damn Knot Anus/Nudo represa ano, 2016 

Pencil on paper
15 1/2 x 20 x 1 1/2 inches

Sustainable My Ass/A la mierda la sustentabilidad, 2017 

Sustainable My Ass/A la mierda la sustentabilidad, 2017 

Collage
12 1/2 x 10 x 1 1/2 inches

The Leap/El salto, 2017 

The Leap/El salto, 2017 

Collage
14 x 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches