in dust we trust

oxidized iron pigment
video, duration 28 min




Video statement of the production of pigment made by the manual fragmentation and demolition of shards of metal of us-mexico border wall. the dust produced is called border pigment and it is later used to produce other works, such as: border monotype (etching monotypes), Aqui empieza la patria (etching series), 2da etapa (pigmented alugraphy), in dust we trust 1 (installation with sound). Finally, the work called border shred consists of the remnant of cotton fabric, originally white, which was used during the smashing action to reduce the metal pieces to dust.