"Joyas, 2007"

Exhibition view:
"No Lone Zone", TATE Modern, London, UK, 2012

Installation, 5 jewels, 10 carat Gold including an inlay of pieces of broken glass.

These pieces of jewelry consist of glass shards the artist picked from the street after a gang gunfight. A jeweler from Culiacán incorporated the glass into jewelry designed to resemble the jewelry gang leaders wear. The precious jewels are replaced by shards of glass from crime scenes.

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