DIGGING OUT NEW STATEMENTS | 2017

DIGGING OUT NEW STATEMENTS (under the influence of the full moon)
2017
action In Situ
Full HD | color | stereo¬†| 16’58” | aspect ratio 16:9

This simple action marks the beginning of the shovels usefulness, its invalidation and abandonment. Mayorga brings a premature end to the tool’s life and finishes the job in all four renouncing to the control tools represent over nature and therefore transforming him self from productive to unproductive and going from a sophisticated character to an “uncivilized” businessman.

Performed at the Martinskirche cemetery in the city of Cuxhaven, Germany on August 2017. This was the last documentation in the Digging Out New Statements series.

A black granite platte marks the spot where the shovel was buried