2013.09.13 – 2013.09.29
Mediaciones: Festival de artes electronicas y video / Transitio_MX 5
Transitio MX, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City
Transesterification, 2008, HDV video, 2 min 33 sec
Transesterification is a chemical process whereby human fat is transformed into anthropo-diesel fuel. The chemical reaction is catalyzed by the addition of alcohol (CH4O) and caustic acid (NaOH). The video depicts a suspicious car in a deserted parking lot performing a senseless dance. The vehicle’s interior is saturated with smoke, as if processes of combustion were occurring inside the car. The driver disappears in the dazzling white light.