David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand

David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Handdavid cata sews portraits of his family into the palm of his handFollowing a hat-tip from one of our readers who commented on our popular feature of eliza bennett’s self-inflicted sculpture, designboom was led to the work of spanish artist david catá who also uses his body as a canvas for writing an autobiographical diary. the performance cum-sculptural self-inflicted pieces that make up the series ‘overexposed emotions’ are portraits of the faces of people who have left their mark on the artist’s life — family, friends, partners and teachers — sewn into the palm of his hand.
David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
mi vida a flor de piel, 2013


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi novia tamara’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi primer profesor de fotografia, manuel sendon’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi prima anita’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi hermano javi’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘abuelo cata’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi profesor de aceordeon, lino’


David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
‘mi prima maria’v
David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand
David Cata Sews Portraits of his Family into the Palm of his Hand

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