Politics of Sharing – On Collective Wisdom

Gabriel Rossell-Santillán

Gabriel Rossell-Santillán: Obsidian; © Gabriel Rossell-Santillán
Gabriel Rossell-Santillán: Obsidian; © Gabriel Rossell-Santillán
Obsidian
© Gabriel Rossell-Santillán

Gabriel Rossell-Santillán was born in Mexico City in 1976 and has been living and working in Berlin for several years now. He studied fine arts, photography, architecture and drawing in Mexico City, Madrid, Italy and Berlin. In his photography, videos, objects and installations, the artist deals with the transformation of cultural and collective knowledge. His work is based on specific research and ethnographic field work done locally in Stuttgart, in the Huichol community of Nayarit (Mexico) and at the Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin-Dahlem.