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12x12" shadow box

Hyká - name; stone; speech

  • Language: Mysk Kubun
  • Region: Central Colombia

"The stones are the word, and the latent memory of our territory and of our ancestors. They are proof that they walked through these mountains. They are grandmothers who know a word, ancient, deep and complex; words of advice that can only be heard through patience, deep silence, and the other senses."

In this piece the grandmothers' voices drift upward through the stone, to be heard by those in this world who are listening.

For the full description, along with pronunciation, map and short video, click HERE.