This piece explores the human heart and its
symbolism, both in ancient and contemporary times.
Twisting of the heart talks about the struggle
of human beings, about a fight within ourselves, of temptation and power of
One can almost hear the laughs and screams
emerging from this piece and observe how the heart constantly changes its own
form. Just like our hearts are constantly being shaped, not only by our own
decisions and thoughts, but also by those of others.
In Náhuatl language, spoken by many cultural
groups in the pre-hispanic Mexico, the term "twisting of the heart"
is understood as corruption and "twisted heart" as a dishonorable
person. This is a reference to Mexico's decade-long issue and the huge damage
it causes to it's society .
The pure black marble base alludes to one of
the country’s most valuable and abundant resources: il. It has always been and
remains today at the very center of the devastating cancer called corruption.