In Altar Ego, Zeus Bascon and Marcushiro Nada present various installations and assemblages that serve as "altars of meaning." They invite the viewers to partake in the religion of identity. Each one puts their own alternate belief in the seemingly familiar imagery. The artists' intention lies in the process of drawing out the viewer's interaction with an invented mythology thereby creating an alternate religion of sorts.
31 x 35.75 in
acrylic, oil, collage elements, mirror on wood
64.5 x 55.75 x 2.25 in (painting), 10.75 x 65 x 5.5 in (floor piece)
acrylic and oil on canvas, wall putty on wood
|Promises, 22 in long; strings, beads, sequins, found objects | End, 11.5 x 14.5 in ; pyrography, acrylic on wood, acrylic on silicone, pins, embroidery, oil on canvas | 2013|