Alexis Esquivel - The Threshold

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THE THRESHOLD
, 1990-2000, consists of a large quantity of white disposable plastic plates in which crecidos de Maz* have been planted. They are spread about the floor of the selected space so as to form, in perspective, a carpet of plates of maz crecido, at the far end of which there is a TV monitor on the floor as well. The monitor is connected to a video camera aimed at the feet of visitors to the exhibit, who, when they pass through the threshold, invited by the circumstances, crush the religious offerings under their feet.
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