I investigate different perspectives of death that have come to define my border culture. Some of them include mortuary landscapes, mimicry of death, appropriation of Día de los Muertos beliefs to define my life as an immigrant and the care of dying and death.
In my works, Death and Life coexist in the same place just
like in el Día de los Muertos where the dead are present; pleased with their
favorite foods, beverages, songs and most importantly no obstacles impede them to return to the place they dearly love. The latter has formed my recent
concentration which consists of uniting my memories as an immigrant and creating an impossible situation where death can take me back to
As a visual artist and writer, I am interested in cherishing and understanding the role death plays at the Mexican-Texan border. In the course of my life, the way people die has changed. My intention is to further investigate the different facets of death and the changes it brings to society.