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Book | Systema Artificialis

Systema Artificialis
Totemic Figure (Offering I, II, III)
Taxons Series

Hand Studies
Light Studies
Gator’s Bullet Hole
Habana (The Decisive Moment Split)
Hummingbird Tail (Totemic Studies)

Chthonic Beings (Mendieta’s Venus)
Chthonic Textures I-III (Mendieta’s Venus)

Tentacular Portraits (Mendieta’s Venus)

Diorama I, II (Nature Studies)

Totemic Figure IV
Totemic Figure V
Totemic Figure VI
Totemic Composite I-IV
Totemic Studies I
Totemic Studies II
Totemic Studies III

As of Now
The Myth of Progress
Enders (Extinction Studies)
Night walks, Nighthawks
Precarious Nature

Endemic Studies I
Endemic Studies II
Saturniidae (Diorama Studies)

Exuviae (Diorama Studies)
Daedalea (Diorama Studies)
Crassostrea (Diorama Studies)
Hystrix / Strata
Hystrix /  Bucephalus

The peach, the chestnut, the fly and the fly that looks like a bee
Tigre Comune e Antilope

Earthly Fixtions (Taxon Studies)
Exhibit I (Anthropocene Studies)
Discarded Taxonomies (Anthropocene Studies)
Site-specific Installation | Casa Wabi
Used, drifted, found, burned, lost, and found again

From Now On
Brick Vine (Tentacular)
Parasitic Behavior (Capitalocene Studies)
Growth Vase
Chac-Pel Conch Deluge 
100-Year-Old Oak Mobile
Crab Dryer (After Duchamp)
Nearly Elapsed
Ingrained Extension
Suspended Ecosystem

Sawfish Dream
Tentacular Thought
Animist Structure I
Animist Structure II
Cosmovisión I
Cosmovisión II

Totemic Resin Figure I-V
De-extinction Pedestal I-IV
Primal Assemblage (Sawfish Dreams)

Tentacular Figure I, II, III
Tentacular Figure IV, V
Macaw Pedestal (Totemic Studies) 
Tentacular Castello

Anthropomorphic Seeds (Venus Studies)
Taxon Canvas II - VI

Taxon Resin (Anthropocene Studies)
Venus Studies
Pest Pedestal (Totemic Studies)
Owl Pedestal (Totemic Studies)
Hummingbird Pedestal (Totemic Studies)

Anthropocentric Flip (Horseshoe Crab)
A Chthonic Becoming (Mendieta’s Venus)
Pest Studies (Giant Swallowtail)

Hybrids (Totemic Studies)
Pest Studies I

Totemic Resin Figure I
9 found objects covered in resin: spider crab shell, porcelain shard, glass piece, glass bottle piece, feather, rocks, brick piece and tile floor piece 
16 cm x 16 cm approx.
Totemic Resin Figure II
7 found objects covered in resin: concrete piece, plastic strap, vertebra, tape, rock, rat skull and cigarette bud
15 cm x 13 cm approx.
Totemic Resin Figure III
7 found objects covered in resin: asphalt concrete piece, rock, glass pieces, seagull skull and egg shell
16 cm x 12 cm approx.

Totemic Resin Figure IV
8 found objects covered in resin: horseshoe crab, plastic base, porcelain piece, clay oil lamps, crab, porcelain teacup piece and plastic shotgun shell
18 cm x 17 cm approx.

Totemic Resin Figure V
8 found objects covered in resin: cigarret bud, concrete pieces, rock, plastic lid, fossilized coral, vertebra and nail
12 cm x 20 cm approx.
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