Bubbles, Teresa Margolles In the main hall of the museum, soap bubbles are churned into the air by machines. An installation of ethereal beauty, En el aire (2003), turns on us with shocking vengeance when we learn that the water in these soap bubbles comes from the morgue and has been used to clean dead bodies prior to autopsy.

Bubbles, Teresa Margolles In the main hall of the museum, soap bubbles are churned into the air by machines. An installation of ethereal beauty, En el aire (2003), turns on us with shocking vengeance when we learn that the water in these soap bubbles comes from the morgue and has been used to clean dead bodies prior to autopsy.

LABOR| Teresa Margolles, Venice Biennale 2009. Cleaning of the exhibition floors with a mixture of water and blood from murdered people in Mexico. Performed by relatives of the victims.

Teresa Margolles "¿De que otra cosa podríamos hablar?" (Bienal de Venecia de Acción: la limpieza de los pisos de exhibición con una mezcla de agua y la sangre de las personas asesinadas en México. Realizado por los familiares de las víctimas.

Teresa Margolles has created a memorial for the anonymous. While it seems like an impossible feat (how can we remember someone we never knew?), it is a concept that has been materializes with such intensity that it is felt instantly once the details become clear. Read more...

Teresa Margolles has created a memorial for the anonymous. While it seems like an impossible feat (how can we remember someone we never knew?), it is a concept that has been materializes with such intensity that it is felt instantly once the details become clear. Read more...

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