Works in Exhibitions

Teresa Margolles

*1963 Culiacan, Mexiko

Teresa Margolles

Sound installation Intervention with sound frequency on glass panels transported from the historical center of Ciudad Juárez. The audio was recorded from the train that divides the city, and transformed into low frequencies.
Dimensions variable

Shown in exhibition:
Teresa Margolles: «La búsqueda» (2014)

Teresa Margolles

Made from a mixture of cement and material taken from the ground, on which there lay the body of a person murdered at the northern Mexican border.
Table: 85 x 80 x 200 cm; benches: each 50 x 45 x 140 cm

Shown in exhibition:
«Extra Bodies – The Use of the ‹Other Body› in Contemporary Art» (2017)
Collection on Display: Momentary Monuments (2016)
Teresa Margolles: «La búsqueda» (2014)

Teresa Margolles

Thread (Remnants of threads used after the autopsy to sew up bodies of persons who have suffered a violent death. Each thread represents a body.)
Length: 1240 cm

Shown in exhibition:
Une Idée, une Forme, un Être - Poésie / Politique du corporel (2010)

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