Mamífero I arte textil I 2019 I


This costume was handmade for the performances of visual artist Rimiyoho with the aim of creating a mysterious character that changing according to their projections and themes.
This costume was made especially for the presentation of Rimiyoho at the Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago in November 2017.

The mask, made of felt represents death and is inspired by the Jade mask of Monte Albán. On his forehead he has a fabric cempasúchil, a flower representative of the Day of the Dead. The perforated wool quexquemetl refers to the chopped paper of the altars.

Photography by Carolina Sanchez