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Saúl Kak

Born in 1985


Saúl Kak - filmmaker, experimenter in audio and digital art and inveterate and passionate painter, scours the narratives told to him by his tradition-imbued parents to give form and power to his people’s territorial claims and defense. In the series shown at Material Art Fair, Kak’s play of aquamarines (there is one word in Zoque covering blue-green on the spectrum) reflects the fact that part of Zoque territory was immersed in water when commandeered for making the Chicoasén dam in 1974.Read more