Teresa Margolles

Hennessy, Angela
October 2013
Surface Design Journal;Fall2013, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p64
Trade Publication
The article profiles textile artist Teresa Margolles, focusing on critical analysis of her work and its connection to cultural and social issues in her hometown of Mexico City, Mexico, as of 2013. Topics include her exploration of the impact of violent crime on life in Latin America, her use of thread taken from body autopsies and other material signs of death in her works, and her appropriation of drug cartel and gang symbolism as social commentary.


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