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The "Yakumama" paintings, although refer to the mithological serpent "mother of the water", they represent "the skin of the river" where emerg the traces of the living beings that inhabit it. The river as landscape and creature.
Depending on the angle from which the painting is seen and the reflections created by the light, these painted surfaces look like nocturnal reflections on the water, paw prints on the wet shore of a river, or the scales of a serpent; which is to say, the mind experiences layers of perception, a sedimentation of traces.
Manuel Munive
La Escritura del Dios