Material: Objects obsessively collected for nine months. (hair, matches, string,) birth socks, nightgown. Sumi Ink on found player piano rolls.
95, 3” x 3” Action drawings:
Action: Make 10 3” X 3” drawings a day for 30 days. Action was completed when this was achieved.
Result: Artist was unable to make 10 drawings a day for 30 consecutive days after the birth of her first child. She ended the action after one year.
23 player ink drawings on Player Piano Rolls tell the story of my son’s birth, his ancestors, and the world he chose to come into. La Lluvia de Oro, a chronicle of a Mexican American family’s journey to El Norte (Victor Villasenor) is also an inspiration for this installation.