The Education of Desire
Special thanks to Sabra L. Crockett for inviting me to be part of "The Education of Desire" at Kore Gallery in Louisville, Kentucky. Photos of opening reception by Carolyn Spears. Pieces worn by Robert Major, Linda Erzinger, and my mother Blanca Ramirez.
I am a complex and multi layered organism composed of interdependent living systems. Each system plays an important role, and each one shares commonality with the systems of Planet Earth. I often think about the tiny rivers and streams that flow inside of me, the crevices and openings that bring air and nutrients into me, the strange and sturdy material at my core that holds my human shape, the mass of matter in my head that holds my memories…
"Mycelial Mask of Mending - Máscara Micelial de Reparación"
"Pulmonary Protist - Protista Pulmonar"
"Tidal Exuvia - Exuvia de Marea"
"Our Father of First Sight - Nuestro Padre de Primera Vision"
"Mother of my Humanity- Madre de mi Humanidad"
"Neural Reef - Arrecife Neural"
"Vascular Embrace - Abrazo vascular"