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For sculptors Naomi Siegmann and Inmaculada Abarca, developing a collaborative project together was an opportunity to test out their creativity and develop a sort of hybrid workshop. In 1994 Inmaculada Abarca learned about foundry in Mixcoac that was about to shut down, and she told Siegmann that they might be able to find material there with which to make sculptures. They ended up salvaging a …

For sculptors Naomi Siegmann and Inmaculada Abarca, developing a collaborative project together was an opportunity to test out their creativity and develop a sort of hybrid workshop. In 1994 Inmaculada Abarca learned about foundry in Mixcoac that was about to shut down, and she told Siegmann that they might be able to find material there with which to make sculptures. They ended up salvaging a set of carved pieces that had been used to cast machine parts in iron or steel (e.g., cogs, presses, clamps), and decided to use them to create their own compositions. The resulting sculptures respected …