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In their debut solo exhibition, Piedras Vivas, Mexico City-based collaborative duo Tezontle offer works that function between found object and sculpture, cast and form, archaeology and invention. Revealing traces of their fabrication, the works in the exhibition point to the activ

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In their debut solo exhibition, Piedras Vivas, Mexico City-based collaborative duo Tezontle offer works that function between found object and sculpture, cast and form, archaeology and invention. Revealing traces of their fabrication, the works in the exhibition point to the active and composite nature of national and cultural narratives, history being always as much an aggregate of fiction as …

In their debut solo exhibition, Piedras Vivas, Mexico City-based collaborative duo Tezontle offer works that function between found object and sculpture, cast and form, archaeology and invention. Revealing traces of their fabrication, the works in the exhibition point to the active and composite nature of national and cultural narratives, history being always as much an aggregate of fiction as that of reality.

Enacting a quotidian archaeology, Tezontle collect objects in and around Mexico City, which then find themselves variously arranged on their studio´s worktable. These smaller, found …