Commonwealth and Council

Hunger as Teacher/El Hambre Como Maestra

Carolina Caycedo

Press Release
Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

To Drive Away Whiteness/Para alejar la blancura

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

To Drive Away Whiteness/Para alejar la blancura, detail

To Drive Away Whiteness/Para alejar la blancura, detail

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa

2017

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

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa, detail

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa, detail

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa, detail

Just Energy Transition/Trancision energética justa, detail

She Came From The Deep/Ella vino de lo profundo

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 

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

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

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

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

Undammed/Desbloqueada

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

Undammed/Desbloqueada, detail

Undammed/Desbloqueada, detail

Installation view

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Pisisbaiya

Pisisbaiya

2017
Marker on paper
68 1/2 x 30 inches
*Includes lyrics of ‘‘The Giants Amongst Us” by Katie Lee

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán

2017

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

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán, detail

Dams will burn/Las represas arderán, detail

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

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

Installation view

Installation view

Big Woman/Mujer grande

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

Big Woman/Mujer grande, detail

Big Woman/Mujer grande, detail

The Binding/El amarre

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

The Binding/El amarre

The Binding/El amarre

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

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

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

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

Sustainable My Ass/A la mierda la sustentabilidad

2017

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

The Leap/El salto

The Leap/El salto

2017

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