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Tzompantli

Wood

Statement

The tzonmpantli was a pre-Hispanic ceremonial wall or wooden framework in which human skulls, from the sacrifices made to “nourish” the gods, were embedded. The installation creates a parallel between the body of the city –understood as the buildings– and the body of the spectator, which is likewise contained in the structure of the platforms. In this way there is an attempt to establish the significance of correlation
between sacrifice, body, building, Halcyon fertility, and trade acting in the same context.