Corpus: Kukuli Velarde

Americas | ISSUE 01
by Louise Deglin

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. [...]

Corpus: Kukuli Velarde, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Charleston, South. Carolina (United States), 2022.

Read the full article in Convergence #1