Eat Me & Drink Me

Jorge Rojas

Jorge Rojas is a multidisciplinary artist, artist educator and curator whose work centers on the creation and processes involved in artistic production. Rojas uses both traditional and new media as well as performative elements to investigate communication systems and the effect of technology on artistic production, social structures and communities. He studied Art at the University of Utah and at Bellas Artes- El Nigromante in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Rojas’ works have been exhibited across the United States, Mexico and India, and are included in numerous private and public collections including The Mexican Museum in San Francisco and Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA) in Long Beach, California. Rojas currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He was born in Morelos, Mexico. http://www.jorgerojasart.com

SCENE ABSTRACT: THE FIRST SUPPER
The First Supper is a modern re-envisioning of the last supper and Eucharist, replacing the traditionally mostly male characters with mostly female characters. By presenting God and Christ as female figures, and by bringing Alice, Madonna (Celebrity), and the Lover, quite literally ‘to the table’, we’re able to reconstruct this classic tale into one that is fit for exploring femininity, human dynamics, gender roles, creation, love, sex, death, fear and desire; all served up with a nice vintage bottle of Sangre de Crista.  

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