Mariana Castillo Deball

* 1975

8. Berlin Biennale

You have time to show yourself before other eyes, 2014:

Stone seat with a depiction of a scorpion, Aztec, Mexico, 14th–16th century AD
Relief with a figure with crossed arms, Tajin-culture, 1000–1250 AD, Papantla, Veracruz, Mexico
Relief with ornamental depiction, Tajin-culture, 6th century AD, Papantla, Veracruz, Mexico
Small stone seat from Teayo, Aztec, 14th–16th century AD, Castillo de Teayo, Tuxpa, Veracruz, Mexico
Relief from Uxmal, Mayan-culture, 600–900 AD, Casa del Adivino, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico
Calender stone from the Humboldt collection, Aztec, 14th–16th century AD, Mexico
Hieroglyphplate, Mayan-culture, 600­–900 AD, Palenque, Chichen Itza, Chiapas, Mexico
Hieroglyphplate, Mayan-culture, 8th century AD, Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico
Relief from Jaguartemple, Mausoleum I, Mayan-culture, 975­–1200 AD, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

White plaster copies
Gipsformerei Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 2014

IXIPTLA journal, first issue

Vogel’s Net, 2013
Replica of a Zande hunting net tightly rolled and bound for transport as displayed in the exhibition ART/artifact at the Centre for African Art New York 1988
90 x 54 x 30 cm

Zoomorph P, 2013
Miniature version of the monumental sculpture Zoomorph from the Maya site of Quiriguá, Guatemala
Carved Briar wood root
35 x 35 x 35 cm

Imprint Zoomorph P, 2013
Woodcut prints on cotton paper
Each 240 x 55 cm

Göttin mit dem Perlenturban
Clay Vessel from Mexico
Collection Eduard and Caecilie Seler
Not authentic
Acquisition date 1912
38,7 x 28,5 x 21,5 cm
Collection (American Archaeology), S: 1, F: 3

Clay stamps and molds
Collection (American Archaeology)
S: 81, F: 4, Kasten: B and S: 81, F: 9, Kasten: A

Huaxteca Aufguss, 2014
White plaster plates

Tree Trap Oaxaca, 2013
Paper squeeze, wool and cotton paper
110 x 120 x 60 cm

Tree Trap Oaxaca, 2013
Paper squeeze, wool and cotton paper
110 x 120 x 60 cm

Paper mold, stele from the Huaxteca culture, in the Mexican state of Veracruz
Collection (American Archaeology)

All works courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball; Wien Lukatsch, Berlin; Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Kurimanzutto, Mexico