Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Tlalotlicuetlan Tlalotlicuetlan

Tlalotlicuetlan

Claudia Peña Salinas

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 04/01/2017 – 05/27/2017

Embajada presents Tlalotlicuetlan, the first solo exhibition by Claudia Peña Salinas at the gallery. For the past several years, Peña Salinas has been doing research about Tlaloc and Chalchiuhtlicue, the male and female Aztec deities of rain and fertility, in an ongoing body of composed of sculpture, images, installation, and video. The exhibition is centered on Peña Salinas’s visits to Mexico, where

Tlaloc, 2013. C-print. Diptych. 36 x 24.5 inches, each 17.5 x 24.5 inches. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Tlalotlicuetlan (Installation View), 2017. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Tlachacan (Video Still), 2017. Video. 17 min. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Embajada presents Tlalotlicuetlan, the first solo exhibition by Claudia Peña Salinas at the gallery. For the past several