Orb / Orbe 1 (2014–15)

Collaboration with Gella Zefira.
Filmed at Nevado de Toluca, Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl.
Vídeo, 4:20 min.
Bienal del Paisaje, Carillo Gil Muesum, Mexico City, 2017
Casa Maauad, Mexico City, 2014-2015

An amorphous figure moves about the landscape. This figure is faceless, transformative, incorporeal. It blinks from one site to another, changing color and form. Its otherworldliness harkens upon the centuries of ritual and legend incited by the very sites it graces. Short scenes weave a non-linear montage and a sense of the supernatural, as does the film’s eerie soundscape and the sheer majesty of the sites’ cinematic transmission. The orb serves as a symbol of the intersection between old and new. It is a poetic alien interrupting space.