Los Labios De Teresa (Teresa’s Lips)

Centro Cultural Bernardion Rivadavia, Rosario, Argentina

7.7 x 6 x 33 ft. Site-Specific Installation. Mixed-Media: two photographs, satin fabric, hand-made paper with human hair, text incised onto walls. This piece addresses the idea of passion in both spiritual and erotic dimensions. It is inspired by Spanish nun Teresa de Avila’s mystical experiences and the deep connection that she felt with the prostitute Mary Magdalene.

gallery view of “Los Labios De Teresa”

gallery view of “Los Labios De Teresa”

  • gallery view of “Los Labios De Teresa”
  • The artist stands by her work
  • Close-up of the interior view of the hands
  • Closer view showing the column wrapped in hand-made paper with hair
  • Detail of the buttoned satin fabric around the column
  • Exterior view of the hands as seen from the street
  • Passersby on their way to the exhibition