Drew Trujillo’s piece ¿Sangre contaminada? maps time, space, and identity through the lens of genetics. The piece maps the geographical and temporal diffusion of the Common Hispanic Mutation (CHM) gene, which causes neurological problems. Using various software sets in unorthodox ways to turn numerical and geographical data in visual art, Trujillo creates remarkable work.
Here he speaks on the inspiration and creative process behind his COUNTER MAPPING piece, on view through January 22, 2022