“Resource extraction can be loud, dirty and violent. Carlos Colin’s piece, “Cananea,” refers to the infamous workers’ strike in an American-owned copper mine in Mexico in the early 1900s. The installation only shows the demands of the workers — and a group of copper bullet shells, illustrating the response they received from the government.”
From the article at The Ubyssey: Ten Thousand Suns extracts art from the earth.
By Aurora Tejeida – September 15, 2013