The image represented here it is play in words and a culturally representation to a specific northern region of Mexico. This image is a direct thematic-symbolic representation or a contemporary interpretation of text definitions and cultural interpretations of the sacred drink popular in the state of Sonora in Mexico. It is known as Bacanora. Text definition – Bacanora is an agave- derived liquor made in the Mexican state of Sonora. The distillation of Bacanora was illegal until 1992, being bootlegged by vinateros for many generations. Since 2000 Bacanora has been issued with an origin denomination bill by the Mexican government.
This piece represented here is part of the “Alt-Face” Series, which explores the cultural, historical, and regional connections between contemporary perspectives, thematic regional interpretations, and cultural stories related to pre-Colombian spiritual concepts, deities, and life.