Eric Ordorica

Toca y Sena

My original plan was to use light boxes so that they would shed light through the more transparent parts of the imagery to evoke the vulnerability of each character. When faced with the need to adapt the project to a digital format, I realized that images viewed on a computer screen could react to backlighting in similar way and also imitates our everyday viewing experience with technology. Digitally enlarging family photographs I found in my parents’ closet was a fun process in which allowed me to manipulate and add my own gesture in the imagery. Along with the scale of the works, this is where I express my connection to them. My yearn for and peace in our sibling relationship is explained here because my words have always been damaging.

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Portrait of Eric Ordorica, Archival Inkjet Print, Lightbox, 2020
Portrait of Yesenia Ordorica, Archival Inkjet Print, Lightbox, 2020
Portrait of Constantino Ordorica Jr., Archival Inkjet Print, Lightbox, 2020