Interactive at its core, it invites visitors to sit, contemplate, and then write on one of the small paper huipils provided. The concept of Mother, I explain, is varied and vast, open to personal interpretation. 'Mother' is one of the common threads of our existence; we all come from a mother, in human terms. That idea alone binds us together as a species.
|Matrix Huipil Window Project, Bellas Artes, 2016|
|Brothers enjoy their own notes to mother.|
|Visiting school groups love the Matrix!|
The variety of Mother terms gets interpreted according to one's notion of the word.
"When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me....."
|A thank you letter to Mother Nature.|
|Prayer to Divine Mother|
|Mom, you are inspiration. I love you.|
|"I never found sufficient words, poems, songs, that can|
describe the immensity of my love for you."
... and many just wait for translations because I really don't know what they say.
Mother / Madre
Grandmother / Abuela
Godmother / Madrina
Fairy Godmother / Hadamadrina
Divine Mother / Madre Divina
Holy Mother / Madre Santa
Mother Earth / Madre Tierra
Pachamama / Mother Earth
Mother Mary / Madre Maria
Tonantzin / Mother Goddess
Coatlicue / Mother of the gods
Chicomceoatl / Corn Mother
la Virgen de Guadalupe /Virgin of Guadalupe
Green Tara / Mother Creator
Kwan Yin / Mother of Compassion
There must be hundreds more that I've missed.
Please feel free to leave yours in the comments!