YOU. Instituto Cultural Cabañas from November 13, 2017 to July 2, 2018.

  The Instituto Cultural Cabañas exhibits from november 2017 the monumental sculpture installation “You”. This piece was edisplayed for the first time in 2015 at the emblematic Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom, and  in the beginning of 2017 at the Macro Plaza in Monterrey, Nuevo León. This piece was conceived to question the complex concept […]

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Tangible Silence, Museo Federico Silva Escultura Contemporánea, 2018.

Tangible Silence, in this exhibition that is presented at the Federico Silva Contemporary Sculpture Museum, the mural Natural dialogues is presented in the Eduardo Chillida room, a piece that was presented for the first time at the Shanghai Universal Fair in 2010, its purpose is to address the relationship between silence and nature. Parallel on the […]

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Matter’s anatomy, Centro de las Artes Centenario, San Luis Potosí, 2018.

Matter’s anatomy is composed of 50 reliefs and four sculptures that are displayed at the Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí, the exhibition addresses the physical autonomy and the aesthetics of the materials by establishing a strong. tension between them and seeks to involve the viewer to experience this forces of tension.

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Interview Rivelino, “No hay lugar común” Ricardo Raphael.

“No hay lugar común”, Ricardo Raphael talks with a Mexican sculptor, plastic artist, and ceramist… Jose Rivelino.

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Whose army? CDMX, 2016.

The sculptor Rivelino will be in charge of closing this first edition of Obra en Obra with his intervention entitled ¿El ejército de quién?, made with 10,000 gold-colored soldiers who establish symbolic relations between the figures that are formed with them and the situations in which they were placed, around other objects also symbolic. The artist has drawn a series of long lines that relate to each other and to these figures, establishing a kind of connection with the activities performed by the armies in the world.

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You, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Mexico 2017. Monumental sculpture installation.

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You, Macroplaza, Monterrey, México 2017, Monumental sculpture installation.

Monterrey is the first city in Mexico and America where the sculptural installation You will be exhibited, the work was presented for the first time in 2015 in Trafalgar Square London, United Kingdom and was conceived to question the complex concept of equality, the monumental piece made in bronze operates in two places: the physical and the memory.

En el físico interactuará en la emblemática Macroplaza de Monterrey en uno de sus espacios mas simbólicos: La Plaza de los Héroes, un lugar que ha sido protagonista y testigo de la historia de la Ciudad. En el imaginario, Tú aborda el significado de señalar al otro, de ser igual y al mismo tiempo ser diferente ¿En qué radica el sentido de la igualdad?

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Whose army? CDMX, 2016.

  The sculptor Rivelino will be in charge of closing this first edition of Obra en Obra with his intervention entitled ¿El ejército de quién?, made with 10,000 gold-colored soldiers who establish symbolic relations between the figures that are formed with them and the situations in which they were placed, around other objects also symbolic. […]

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You – Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom 2015

The artwork was conceived to question the difficult concept of equality. The monumental white sculpture is made of bronze and is located in two places: physical space and memory.

In the physical space, the You interacts with its surroundings and triggers all kinds of reactions in the spectators, who relate to it physically. In the realm of imagination, it captures the meaning of pointing at the other, of being equal and different at the same time. What is the real meaning of equality?

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Roots / Monumental urban installation

Roots is a monumental intervention in the urban space which connected buildings, museums, squares, and archeological sites in the very heart of Mexico City. This work intervened the historical memory of public spaces and shows how society from different times has conceived differently that same space.   The huge artificial root (1200 meters long and […]

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Our Silences / Monumental urban installation

Our Silences is an itinerant sculpture created to make us reflect on the importance of free speech and self-censorship. It intends to incite an intimate dialogue with the spectator on one of the most fundamental human rights and, at the same time, to establish a symbolic interchange with the places where it is shown. The […]

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Our Silences: San Francisco, California, USA.

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The observatory

Some of the projects that are developed at the Mexico City studio take years to become a solid public exhibition, this project will be exhibited in 2018.

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Our Silences: San Diego, California, USA.

After remaining two years out of public, Our Silences was presented for the first time in the American Union in January 2015, with the support of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The city of San Diego was chosen as the first exhibition venue.

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Individual memory

“Individual memory” is a conceptual metaphor of the human experience.

Each human being explores the world as an individual from birth, until death, and this interaction with the environment leaves indelible signs and marks that little by little shape the character of people.

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New times, new gods / Colective suicide I

Tittle: Collective Suicide I

Size: 38 x 14 x 3.5 cm

High Temperature Ceramic and Copper, 20013

2013

The work is a visual metaphor of the incessant process of destruction and reconstruction of society. Collective suicide symbolizes the persistence of a community that coexists, grows, celebrates and destroys itself through the action and interdependence of those who make it up.

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Minimal Distance

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Documentary “Tras Rivelino” Channel 22

Tras Rivelino is a documentary by Guillermo Piñon produced in 2011 by channel 22, the cultural channel of Mexico, the film is not only a chronicle of the Raíces intervention, it also shows different facets of the artist.

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Playing with fire, Serie III

This series delves into the ambivalent relationship between play and danger, the work consists of a set of reliefs composed of incinerated wood and small explosives of popular use in Mexico called “palomas”. This piece is built with newspaper clippings whose selection serves the symbolic power of its contents printed: photographs, drawings, words, letters and numbers. These images are intervened in turn with drawings in Chinese ink to make a playful and ironic critique establishing a symbolic game by deciphering the relationships that establish some images with others.

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Roots / Urban monumental installation

Roots is a monumental intervention in the urban space which connected buildings, museums, squares, and archeological sites in the very heart of Mexico City. This work intervened the historical memory of public spaces and shows how society from different times has conceived differently that same space.

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