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Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine

Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine

Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin and Fernando Palma Rodríguez

Ballroom Marfa Marfa, Texas, USA April 5, 2019 – September 8, 2019

Ballroom Marfa presents Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine, an exhibition with newly commissioned and existing works by Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin, and Fernando Palma Rodríguez. The title refers to a facet of each artist’s sculptural contribution to the show, which range from wax pours to robotic storytellers to provisional shelters and beyond. The disparate

Fernando Palma Rodríguez, Xipetotec (2018). Stone metates, electronic circuits and sensors. Courtesy the artist, Ballroom Marfa, and House of Gaga Photo by Alex Marks Beatriz Cortez, One Hundred and Four Point Hood Shield (2019). Steel, car hood sections, zip ties. Courtesy the artist, Ballroom Marfa, and Commonwealth and Council Commissioned by Ballroom Marfa Photo by