Lawndale Art & Performance Center

The Room Nobody Lives In

Friday, May. 5, 2017 – Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017


The Room Nobody Lives In
Miguel Martinez
Project Space

The Room Nobody Lives In, Vanishing Act, Miguel Martinez, 2017

There I took refuge from the arid heat, pressing my cheek against the tile floor. In my absence an unspoken routine kept the room alive. By night a moth devours the sun bleached lace whose playful shadows foretold what I’ve now lived in the flesh. A spider mends the tears by day- too kind in its recollection. Staring past the film of dust on the dresser mirror I find myself unchanged, in the company of breaths and whispers, once again in The Room Nobody Lives In.

Artist Bio
Miguel Martinez​ was born in Celaya, Mexico. He has lived in Houston since 2001 where he received a BFA from the University of Houston. He has been included in group shows at Box13, galleryHOMELAND, the Joanna, and is a recipient of the 2013 Dallas Museum of Art Clare Hart DeGolyer Fund Award.


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