La Estrella, 2015, MDF, 33X56X56 inches
“La Estrella” is a replication of a table at a taco shop in the quickly gentrifying neighborhood of Highland Park, Los Angeles. The original tabletop has over 40 years of carvings on its surface. This collectively created “drawing” was redrawn and digitally etched into the surface of the sculpture. The entire form of the table, including the gum stuck underneath, is rendered in unfinished MDF. The sculpture is un-fixed and vulnerable.