Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER
Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER

Donna Huanca: UNISEX GARMENT FOR OBSIDIAN LADDER

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Huanca has produced a limited-edition of 45 vacuum-packed versatile unisex garment based on her paintings.

Donna Huanca’s OBSIDIAN LADDER triggers the senses through painting, sculpture, sound, scent, and performance. The artist’s process of femme mark-making is rooted in scientific and natural phenomena, as well as meditative practices. Using skin as both canvas and performative tool, Huanca deconstructs dominant gender and body politics, introducing a non-objectifying gaze focused on memory, biology, and time.

Huanca’s use of natural materials, such as raw pigments, oils, turmeric, sand, and clay, is essential to her developing an other-worldly environment. In her skin paintings—a term that refers to both the painted live models and the hanging canvases—she layers these materials with fragments of paint, latex, and other skin-like substances. This material link between the works, including the painted humans that navigate her sculptural landscapes, creates a tactile ecosystem.

100% percent of the proceeds from the sale of these items will be donated to three Los Angeles-based nonprofits: the Trans Wellness Center, REACH LA, and the East Los Angeles Women’s Center.

SKIN PAINTING printed on 4-way power mesh

NOTE: Each package is unique. The image displayed will not be the same as the one you receive. Please email with any questions.