Woman in booth talking to child

An Earthly Project is a kiosk in which the artist will sell small packages of sowing-earth eloquently designed, produced, and sold to the public for a nickel as consumption goods. The bags containing earth are small and intimate in scale giving the soil a quality of preciousness while the earth itself functions as a commercial product and nothing more than merchandise.

Marianela Orozco Rodriguez completed a Licentiate in Philology from the Universidad Central de Las Villas, Cuba. Her most recent performances and exhibitions took place at the Casa del Joven Creador, Sancti Spiritus, the Provincial Art Salons over the past five years, the National Salon, Havana, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, the Museo de Arte de Pinal del Rio (MAPRI), Subasta Habana, an online exhibition during the 8th Havana Biennial, Cambio de siglo at the Bienal de Trinidad, X Salon Nacional de Premiados at the Centro de Desarollo de las Artes Visuales, (Havana), and CAFKA.04: Peace of Mind.