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creates provocative objects and installations that draw on elements of popular culture, especially the car, and the rich traditions of Mexican art. Her work is concerned with themes of identity, human migration and the environment. The car as icon has a long tradition in Mexican culture, where the artist¬ís roots lie, and she uses the car and its parts as a vehicle for exploring her cultural heritage. Components that are peripheral to the functioning of the car become devices for looking at everyday objects in a different way: a windshield, a rear vision mirror or, in this exhibition, hub caps. Removed from their usual context these car parts become objects in their own right. By decontextualising them, the artist creates a new aesthetic that occupies the middle ground between popular object, art object and conceptually complex artwork.