Installations

El suelo que nos alimenta, 2023

El suelo que nos alimenta, 2023

 El suelo que nos alimenta, 2023 Soil sourced from the 144 neighborhoods that make up the Los Angeles region, masa (corn dough), salt, rain, limestone, and copper.  The history of Los Angeles is one of diasporic communities and migration. More than one-third of the...

Sortilegio 3

Sortilegio 3

Soil of the 2,000 mile long border that connects Mexico and the US, cal hidratada (hydrated lime), corn masa, screws, wood, plywood, gypsum board

Sortilegio 2, 2022

Sortilegio 2, 2022

Sortilegio II, 2022, the imbedded abbreviated text, written during Huellas Que Germinan, reflects upon what life was like for the artist while being an undocumented immigrant in the United States of America and how this life transformed after gaining her residency...

Sortilegio 1

Sortilegio 1

Soil from the border that connects Tijuana -Baja California, Mexico and San Ysidro California, cal hidratada (hydrated lime), corn masa, screws, wood, plywood, gypsum board.

Beyond the Limits of Confinement

Beyond the Limits of Confinement

It’s a time-based installation piece made out of fifty-one copper plates. A single plate measures 12″L x 12 W”. Each plate confines a diversity of local and imported produce from Central and South America.

proclamación; gathering 4, October 4, 2021  

proclamación; gathering 4, October 4, 2021  

University of California Los Angeles Margo Leaving Graduate Art Studios. Twelve people out of a group of seventeen joined a social distance gathering. Latin American dishes were served on slabs. The slabs were made of corn masa, soil, and limestone. Dishes serve from...

proclamación; gathering 3, August 10, 2020

proclamación; gathering 3, August 10, 2020

Zoom food gathering, guests joined from their homes in Los Angeles, California. A total of twelve people were invited to the gathering, but only ten people were able to assist. The slabs were delivered inside cardboard boxes. Each guest cooked a meal for themselves...

proclamación; gathering 2, march 8, 2020

proclamación; gathering 2, march 8, 2020

Artist residency in Glendale, California. A total of seventeen people attended the second food gathering. The artist serves dishes from La Guatemalteca Restaurant in Los Angeles. Twelfth different Guatemalan dishes served on slabs. The slabs were made of corn masa,...

proclamación; gathering 1, january 21, 2020

proclamación; gathering 1, january 21, 2020

University of California Los Angeles Margo Leaving Graduate Art Studios. A total of seventeen people gather to eat using their hands. The artist and some of her friends who work in the food industry in Los Angeles, CA, cooked the dishes. Twelve different Guatemalan...

Sueños Fértiles, 2018 (Fertile Dreams) 

Sueños Fértiles, 2018 (Fertile Dreams) 

Pasadena, CaliforniaDimensions: 40’X40’ Sueños Fértiles, 2018 (Fertile Dreams) looks at the journey thousands of people make across different border entries into the United States. In this installation, I'm interested in the transformation that happens to a body upon...