Paula Pizani Venezuela / Argentina
Mayan Writing interchangeable earring writing system
Piece created for Challenge 2022 Jewelry and Literature
Materials anodized aluminum, stainless steel, rubber, foamboard
Size 250x75x16mm (base) | earrings: variable dimensions from 7mm to 73mm height, from 14mm to 22mm width and from 7mm to 8mm
Processes: research, prospecting for remains in her workshop, fragmentation and discovery, jewelry techniques, singing, dancing, writing. Some simultaneously, and not always in that order.
Both earring writing systems provide 6 characters, or glyphs, that allow the wearer to write different words on her / his body.