Wavelengths

Anima, Silueta de Cohetes (Firework Piece)

Ana Mendieta

Playing as part of Wavelengths 1: The Fire Within

In Ana Mendieta’s Anima, Silueta de Cohetes (Firework Piece), the artist’s silhouetted form is replicated as an effigy with blazing fireworks, the flickering embers gradually extinguishing until there is but a single spark left to stave off total darkness.

Image and artworks: courtesy of the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC and Galerie Lelong, New York

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