alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 70 x 50 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm.
alejandra avilés artista artist americana drawing
Americana, 2016. Paper and ink. Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm.

Americana, 2016

Drawing
Paper and ink
Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm and 70 x 50 cm

This is an ongoing series of drawings of the word “americana” (in spanish americana is the feminine conjugation of American in english). The series are made with left and right hand and presented as diptychs accordingly to the side the where written. The initial reticulated intention is broken by the organic movement of the hand.

“Americana” personify the feminine dimension of a word that represents a continent. The word it’s been taken by the United States as an imperialistic actitud integrated in our use of language, same as the use of english as a universal lenguage. My intention is to repeat a word charged with territorial identity and through repetition break the particularity of a therm.