MEZQUITAS DE PUERTO RICO, 2014

Pile and kilim tapestries (series of 5)

in collaboration with Jesus “Bubu” Negrón


Series of hand-woven pile and kilim rugs depicting mosques in different areas of Puerto Rico: Hatillo, Vega Alta, Fajardo, Rio Piedras, and Ponce. The mosques were photographed by artists Alia Farid and Jesús 'Bubu' Negrón, and the photos later interpreted by weavers in Mashhad (Iran).



 

Mezquitas de Puerto Rico (Fajardo), 2014. Pile and kilim prayer rug. 140 x 80 cm.



Mezquitas de Puerto Rico (Hatillo), 2014. Pile and kilim prayer rug. 80 x 140 cm.



  

  Mezquitas de Puerto Rico (Ponce), 2014. Pile and kilim prayer rug. 114 x 172 cm.



   

Mezquitas de Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras), 2014. Pile and kilim prayer rug. 125 x 180 cm.



Mezquitas de Puerto Rico (Vega Alta), 2014. Pile and kilim prayer rug. 111 x 168 cm