Art / Calligraphy / Site Specific / Installation / Street Art / Murals
“Often my work is in constant tension between wild and organic writing and the order of structure, between the legible and the indecipherable, between the visible and the hidden, between the inscription and its erasure”
Said Dokins is a Mexican contemporary artist interested in the displacement of the linguistic sign and its multiple aesthetic possibilities in relation to context and history. His work shakes the language to look at what is underneath its mechanisms for the construction of meaning. Whether on large walls in public space or through installations and sculptures on various supports -which even include the transience of light, with ephemeral pieces suspended in the air, legible only by capturing time- his work creates semantic universes where words are malleable and letters defy alphabetic limitations to weave warps of meaning that link urban space with moments, people, worlds…
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6 impressive works by Said Dokins in which his political position and social commitment stand out. Aware of the power of writing as an act of enunciation, the artist uses this political gesture to make visible the mechanisms of power in specific contexts.
In their last issue of 2020, Forbes Magazine Mexico presents its list of the Top 100 Most Creative Mexicans in the World.Including women and men who have stood out internationally during the year, despite the challenges it had posed, for their contributions in different creative fields, such as gastronomy, music, literature, architecture, visual arts, among others.
As we leave 2020 behind, we can only be grateful to you for having accompanied us in this strange times. Without a doubt, the possibility of reflecting and sharing my work with you has been very important to me. Thank you for your friendship and support, with all my heart I wish you the best for this new year.