electronics, paper, mixed media
Urban Sarayeye VAPROR – 2059, Automatic Vehicle to Collect Religious Offerings alludes to the profusion of religious offerings left in Cuban public spaces (an indication of the pervasiveness of religions with African origins). The removal of the remains of these rituals both impinges upon the religious freedom of the members of Afro-Cuban cults and elicits fear from urban sanitation employees. Here, Esquivel offers a humorous solution; a self-directed robot will eliminate human contact with the offerings.
Alexis Esquivel co-curated