Damian Ortega’s “Communications System”

The 55th International Art Exhibition, The Encyclopedic Palace
Jun 5, 2013 8:41PM

Having begun his career as a political cartoonist, Damián Ortega brings a honed wit and intellectual rigor to his sculptures, installations, and videos. Composed of everyday objects and materials—from bricks and glass to tortillas—Ortega’s works are punning commentaries on politics, consumer culture, and the process of perception, exploring his proclaimed interest in the “mix of inside and outside, individual and group of society, open and closed.” Read more..

Damián Ortega, Communications System, 2013

Photo by Francesco Galli, courtesy of la Biennale di Venezia

The 55th International Art Exhibition, The Encyclopedic Palace
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