Jorge Leyva

Steel

Location: Outside of CID Downtown at 650 N. Boonville Ave.

Falling Man is a memory recreation. I was thinking about that horrendous day, 9/11, in New York City when the twin towers were coming down and the TV news channel was showing a man falling down from one of the tower’s windows. I thought I would represent the falling with a falling house, and the house being that man’s identity. My work is about identity and our relationship to nature. I have often thought that if we look beyond what appears to be, our identities are very neatly tied to our home and our belongings. This piece was created in 2017.

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