Skin, flesh, blood
polychrome ceramic, cotton-paper, golden thread
This piece revolves around the concept of the human body as a receptacle of memories, an intimate place where surfaces and places we experienced and passed through get collected, becoming part of our own blood.
Each lid displays a cast of my body on it.
Upon lifting the lid, the porous white raw clay
gives way to a bright, shiny red.
The box includes a small handmade cotton
paper book, bound with a golden thread that
resembles medical sutures.
Each page features photos of skin and surface
details of people and places which contributed
to compose me, and are now collected in my