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Visionary works of Ana Mendieta

“My art is grounded on the belief in one universal energy which runs through everything; from insect to man, from man to spectre, from spectre to plant, from plant to galaxy.” Ana Mendieta (35).

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Ana Mendieta

Visionary Works

ana Mendieta_Anima_Alma_Soul Anima Silueta De Coheres (soul, silhouette of fireworks) 1976. By Ana Mendieta

“My art is grounded on the belief in one universal energy which runs through everything; from insect to man, from man to spectre, from spectre to plant, from plant to galaxy.” Ana Mendieta (35).

Anima Silueta De Coheres (soul, silhouette of fireworks, 1976, displayed above) is a burning goddess which bares strong resemblance to the now famous Burning Man festival finale. The goddess silhouette was lite a blaze at night and was installed with fireworks like a castillo of Mexico. The image is amazing, the documentation on Super 8 Color Film and 35mm slides are haunting and powerful. The image of the burning goddess in the desert at night perhaps portrays the Anima of Ana Mendieta, herself.

ana mendieta - red wall Untitled (Body Tracks). 1974. By Ana Mendieta

“I have been carrying on a dialogue between the landscape…

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