Blueprints


2015

Blueprints was commissioned for the exhibition “Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Photographic Explorations through Mexican Photography”, curated by Irving Dominguez with the support of Museo Universitario del Chopo and Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.

This project sought to invert the relationship between photography and architecture, and return the museum’s building to its original space as a blueprint. Over a period of a month, I climbed the towers at the Chopo Museum in Mexico City, registering the shadow of the structure onto cyanotypes. The intention of the work was to reconnect architecture and photography, returning the building to its conceptual state through a poetic gesture that speaks about space in relation to time.

Blueprints


2015

Blueprints was commissioned for the exhibition “Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Photographic Explorations through Mexican Photography”, curated by Irving Dominguez with the support of Museo Universitario del Chopo and Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.

This project sought to invert the relationship between photography and architecture, and return the museum’s building to its original space as a blueprint. Over a period of a month, I climbed the towers at the Chopo Museum in Mexico City, registering the shadow of the structure onto cyanotypes. The intention of the work was to reconnect architecture and photography, returning the building to its conceptual state through a poetic gesture that speaks about space in relation to time.

“26 de Agosto 2015, 14:10 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición13 min” Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  90x60 cm (35 x 23”)
26 de Agosto 2015, 14:10 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo,
tiempo de exposicin 13 min />Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23”)
“26 de Agosto 2015, 11:06 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición13 min” Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  90x60 cm (35 x 23”)
26 de Agosto 2015, 11:06 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo,
tiempo de exposicin min
Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23″)
“26 de Agosto 2015, 10:37 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición13 min” Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  90x60 cm (35 x 23”)
26 de Agosto 2015, 10:37 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposicin13 min
Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23″)
“23 de Agosto 2015, 12:15 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición15 min” Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  90x60 cm (35 x 23”)
23 de Agosto 2015, 12:15 h. Torre Sur Museo del Chopo,
tiempo de exposicin15 min
Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23″)
23 de Agosto 2015, 11:45 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición15 min”  Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  35 x 23” (90x60 cm)
23 de Agosto 2015, 11:45 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo,
tiempo de exposicin 15 min
Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23cm)
“23 de Agosto 2015, 10:47 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposición13 min” Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor  90x60 cm (35 x 23”)
“23 de Agosto 2015, 10:47 h. Torre Norte Museo del Chopo, tiempo de exposicin 13 min
Cianotipia sobre tela montado sobre bastidor
90×60 cm (35 x 23″)

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Las Apariencias Engaan: Exploraciones a partir de la fotografa en Mxico, 2015
Project supported by el Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes & el Museo Universitario del Chopo