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Julia Rometti and Victor Costales, roca | azul | jacinto | marino | errante (rock | blue | hyacinth | navy | errant), 2013, concrete tiles, dye,volcanic rocks, 12 5/8 x 78 3/4 x 118 1/8".

Julia Rometti and Victor Costales

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Julia Rometti and Victor Costales, roca | azul | jacinto | marino | errante (rock | blue | hyacinth | navy | errant), 2013, concrete tiles, dye,volcanic rocks, 12 5/8 x 78 3/4 x 118 1/8".

Julia Rometti and Victor Costales’s exhibition “El Perspectivista” was born of a sociological and philosophical exploration of what the Brazilian anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro calls “Amerindian Perspectivism,” a naturalist worldview wherein animals, plants, spirits, and humans are understood to apprehend the same reality from different points of view. The resulting body of work includes black-and-white photographs, projected slide comparisons, zine-like photocopied pamphlets, volcanic rocks, and concrete tiles. Emphasizing the quasi-scientific nature of their practice, Rometti and Costales (who have collaborated since 2007) opt for neutral and systematic displays. Whether laid out on a thin white table or nestled inside archival boxes on an illuminated library table designed by Pierre Jeanneret, their works have the aura of mysterious, but significant, archaeological

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