finding

frida kahlo

san miguel de allende, MX

2008-2009 / A set of five boxes and suitcases with contents attributed to Frida Kahlo was the subject of a book length visual essay involving the literal unpacking of contents before the camera in the very last moments the material remained united and whole–recording for posterity whatever internal logic there had been in the organization of the collection.

partners:

!melk

Fulcrum Property

The City of West Sacramento

As the book’s co-author, I led the project’s conceptualization, design (with Martin Venezky implementing) and essay/text development.

Published in 2009 by Princeton Architectural Press and widely covered by international press. Reached #391 in Amazon overall book sales rankings.

production credits:

BIMTech

Brown Construction