Cinco de Mayo installation art in Beverly Hills (video and photos)

by Comic Saenz on May 5, 2012 in Cultura, Las Fotos, Video


Ramiro Gomez is an installation artist who makes the invisible visible by inserting cardboard versions of usually-overlooked Mexican laborers into actual settings. Last night he emailed:

Fresh piece I just installed this afternoon on the westbound corner of Mountain Drive and Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills. If you’re driving around that part of town, stop by and check it out before it’s inevitably taken down.

Like Gomez wanted, POCHO stopped by the intersection the morning of Cinco de Mayo and shot this video. It reminded us of a Folgers Crystals instant coffee commercial: “We’ve secretly replaced your ordinarily-invisible immigrant gardener with a cardboard replica. Let’s see if anyone notices!”  And we have photos from Gomez, below.

To see more of Gomez’ installation art, click here.

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ISABEL May 5, 2012 at 2:22 PM

that’s the true artist thinking; make the rest of the world see art even where they don’t want to! awesome!

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