Jacobo Alonso

Mexico City, Mexico – Paper & mixed media

Written by Karen Womack

Jacobo Alonso’s is inspired by the human body – how it moves, how it is seen, and how it functions over time.

His first theme was body in constant movement and he began by making paper impressions of his own body.  The paper was treated with fire to make the impressions. One day he filmed himself and realized he was making performance art. 

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