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Alix Gaytan is a Mexican-American artist born in El Paso, Texas. Her current show, Crawlers, which opens on August 31, 2023 at La Mecha Contemporary explores the abject and its relation to irrational human behavior. She creates images of insect humanoids forever confined in their constant fragmentation within chaotic atmospheres.

By employing painting, drawing, and printmaking techniques, bodies and backgrounds coalesce into an attraction-repulsion frenzy. Ultimately, her ambition is to offer a visual testament to the durability of the human mind and its never-ending metamorphosis.

Originally Broadcast on August 19, 2023