David Rios Ferreira

Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial
July 22, 2017 to October 22, 2017

The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456-3999

David Rios Ferreira
Open our minds as we castaway 2017
Overhead transparencies mounted on acetate and plexi
48 L X 20 W X 38 H inches

Clusters of black lines form this vessel. One may identify it as a colonial ship, a pirate ship, or slave ship. Animation stills merge with 18th Century etchings and political cartoons of the 1920s and 30s—layers of history and sentiment clash to form this new body that lives in-between time.