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Benkos Biohó

Benkos Biohó

Benkos Bioho is an Afrocolombian hero who fought for freedom from slavery in early colonial days. Here represented with his wooden foot, reminiscent of the sheltering forests and dense mangroves where afrocolombian people built their palenques or free towns.

 

Dimentions: H  85″ x W 22″ x D 45 ( base)

Year: 2014

Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

Hombre Hicotea

Hombre Hicotea

Dimentions: H  80″ x W 35″ x D 32″ 
Year: 2013
Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

Mapale

Mapale

“A Caribbean rhythm, Mapalé is Africa in America. It is joy and color”.

Dimentions: H 72″ x W 19″ x D 7″
Year: 2003
Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

Turtle Man

Turtle Man

Dimentions: H  79″ x W 25″ x D 22″
Year: 2013
Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

Yellow Man

Yellow Man

“These figures emerge as characters in my dreams, through my connection with the spirit world."

 

Dimentions: H  79.75″ x W 30″ x D 9″

Year: 2007

Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

The Days of Night

The Days of Night

“Story-telling by Shamans takes place at night, so at dusk, when the stars are emerging, they will say that the days of the night begin. The spoken word narrating myths and dispensing wisdom takes precedence in fire-lit communal houses”

 

Dimentions: H  77″ x W 24″ x D 13″

Year: 2004

Materials: Recycled wood, Acrylic and Iron.

Ironman

Ironman

Placed: La ceiba rosa, Ayapel, Colombia.


Dimentions: H 88″ x W 29″ x D 5″
Year: 2014
Materials:  Iron