Book Review: Corpus, Kukuli Velarde

Book cover showing a ceramic by Kukuli Velarde
Corpus: Kukuli Velarde Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Charleston, South Carolina (United States), 2022.

Corpus: the body. In the art of Kukuli Velarde, clay becomes flesh.

Corpus: a collection of works. Here, a coherent ensemble of fifteen clay effigies that took over a decade to complete.

Corpus: Christi. One of the most important religious celebrations in Christianity. In this case, Velarde constructs her own Corpus Christi procession with saint-like ceramics, each accompanied by its own banner.

Read more in the first issue of Convergence.

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