Laia Solé and Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful worked to chroma key Cuchifritos Gallery with a vast array of green materials from the Essex Street Market as well as from their personal collections, allowing pre-recorded footage of activities of the Market to flood the exhibition space. In e-, drawing and erasing become part of a concomitant process that incorporates two actions usually perceived as opposite to one another.

Below a fragment (3min) of the video:

e- is part of the exhibition Lettuce, Artichokes, Red Beets, Mangoes, Broccoli, Honey and Nutmeg: The Essex Street Market as Collaborator currently on view at Cuchifritos Gallery, Artists Alliance Inc.

Laia Solé and Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful
e-, video, 2016
Video: Laia Solé / Jorge Ochoa
Edition: Laia Solé
8' 15" minutes

Special thanks to the vendors of The Essex Street Market for their participation, support and interest: Pain D'Avignon, Davidovich Bakery, Rainbo's Fish,Tralala Juice Bar, Luis Meat Market, New Star Fish Market, Boubouki, Ni Japanese Delicacies, Nordic Preserves, Fish & Wildlife, Peasant Stock,Viva Fruits & Vegetables, Luna Brothers Fruit, Roni-Sue's Chocolates,Saxelby Cheesemongers, Fromaggio Essex, Porto Rico Importing Company, La Tiendita, Osaka Grub. Thank you also to Jodi Waynberg, Katelyn Ahladas and Kara Nandin at Cuchifritos Gallery.

Photography: Jorge Ochoa