Photo: Walter Wlodarczyk
Y Gallery, New York, USA.
with Brendan Mahoney
9 diamonds were inserted into my skin in different parts of my body. A white American man removes them and places them inside a box, which he takes with him, once he finishes extracting them. I remain lying down for several minutes with the open wounds.
(This work was made possible, in part, by the Franklin Furnace Fund supported by Jerome Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and with general operating support from the New York State Council on the Arts.)