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Jose Rosales

Lives and works in Heredia, Costa Rica

Overview

Costa Rican artist José Rosales’ practice is concerned with the body and how it relates to and interacts with salvaged images and forces of biopower. Rosales's intertextual references span the official and unofficial and the formal and informal, from museum displays to amateur gay pornography to government documents. The artist notes that working with such texts makes him appreciate their earnestness, individuality and relationship to ostracised and excluded sectors of society. Rosales' recent w...Read more