Commonwealth and Council

Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza

Press Release
Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza

Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza

Time Traveler: NiñxTransfronterizx

2019

Children’s-size backpack, dirt, cactus
Approx. 10 x 12 x 4 in (25 x 31 x 10 cm)

Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza

Beatriz Cortez and rafa esparza

Xolotl's Time Travels

2019

Adobe, steel, mirror, cactus
Overall: approx. 72 x 43 x 45 in (183 x 109 x 114 cm); Steel: approx. 36 x 43 x 45 in (92 x 109 x 114 cm); Adobe and wood base: approx. 36 x 28 x 28 in (92 x 71 x 71 cm) 

Xolotl's Time Travels, 2019, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, 2019, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, 2019, detail

Xolotl's Time Travels, 2019, detail

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

2019

Car hood cut with water jet cutter, welded steel frame
Approx. 24.5 x 26 x 2.75 in (62 x 66 x 7 cm) 

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

Five Point Hood Shield (light blue)

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

Fifteen Point Shield 1

2019 

Steel, zip ties
Approx. 24 x 26 x 3 in (61 x 66 x 8 cm) 

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

Fifteen Point Shield 2

2019 

Steel, zip ties Approx. 24 x 26 x 3 in (61 x 66 x 8 cm) 

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez

Nine Point Custom Made Shield 

2016-19

Zinc-coated steel, automobile paint, zip ties
Approx. 30 x 33 x 8 in (76 x 84 x 20 cm)

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, 2016-19, detail

Nine Point Custom Made Shield, 2016-19, detail

rafa esparza

rafa esparza

Clutch

2019

Adobe, fabric and metal strap, credit card
Approx. 31 x 6 x 5 in (79 x 15 x 13 cm) 

Clutch, 2019, detail

Clutch, 2019, detail

rafa esparza

rafa esparza

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red) 

2019

Nike Cortez, wire
Approx. 10 x 11 x 8 in (26 x 28 x 20 cm) 

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), 2019, detail

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Ardiente (red), 2019, detail

rafa esparza

rafa esparza

Infinity Truce, Huitzilin Agua (blue) 

2019

Nike Cortez, wire
Approx. 11 x 9 x 7 in (28 x 23 x 18 cm)