MICHAEL MENCHACA
Tree of Life OrnamentationRataplanUntitledUntitledUntitledUntitled (Flag)An arrangement of logograms, presumably a sacrificial ornamentation.Three figures confronting an Eagle deity.Toro Lo Que Quieras Es TuyodetailUn MemorialSpics 'N' DipRitual Del Trabajo De Campo (Field Work Ritual)detailNo Hay Deuda Que No Se Pague (There Is No Debt That Is Not Paid)detailRata Avisada No Muerde Carnada (The Informed Rat Doesn't Bite Bait)detailYou Don't Want Another Child Do You?Imperial ConstructionSacrificio De La Deidad Del QuesoCastigo Con Sus Amigos Encima Del TrendetailCuando El Rio Suena Gatos LlevadetailNarco PoloEl CoyotedetailSecuencia Del NacimientodetailAmigos De La Granja Nadando El Rio Grande (Farmyard Friends Swimming the Big River)detailIndex of figural archetypes and recurring pattern ornamentationIndex of figural archetypes and recurring pattern ornamentationCODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 24Nuevo AcuerdoCODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 25CODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 26CODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 27CODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 28CODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 29CODEX MIGRATUS: PLATE 30Journalistas ListasdetailY ArmasdetailLa Rata Del BarrioMucho Gato AmordetailEl Paso SuperiorEl Dia De La InvasiondetailCastigoSanto VerdeDios De La NochedetailGatos LlevaLa Orden De Los Depreciados (The Order Of The Depreciated)detailCastigo's TravelsCastigo's RevengeWhich One's Which?Sin TituloUntitledUntitled
CODEX MIGRATUS
This project chronicles current events along the US-Mexican border constituting the form of an ancient codex. Through allegory I try and depict contemporary stories of drug smuggling, human trafficking, and illegal immigration as cultural artifact.

2010 —
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