BY CHIN-CHIN YAP
An artist with time on his hands collaborates with those doing time, to realize something priceless
JOSÉ ANTONIO VEGA MACOTELA, Intercambio 331 / Time Exchange 331, 2010,
a collaborative project in which the artist spied on the ex-lover of an inmate, who in exchange made a boardgame
(which is modeled on the prison layout) by arranging his and his current lover’s hair on paper.
Courtesy Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles.
A brave and beguiling art project, “Time Divisa” (2006–10) by the Mexico City-based artist José Antonio…