Using Photoshop as a digital form of stonemasonry, I carve apart these stones that were once part of the boundary between the former monastery of Santa Clara and the remainder of the nearby town of Belalcázar. By reducing this stone from a heavy obstruction to a flattened, two-dimensional image, I attempt to dismantle its symbolic role marking the division between public and private realms. Can a historical boundary marker serve as an archaeological map or blueprint for our contemporary structures: a publicly-open artist residency, a non-commercial art space, a communal house offered to artists by the town, for the public’s use?

Folded Rock 01 stone 5 stone 6 stone 7 stone 8 stone 10

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