Film Essay (Short) & Video Installation
Based on the story of a crystal skull that was exhibited at the British Museum as an important piece of mexica origin, #thepowerofquartz explores the relationships between archaeology, state power, colonialism, esotericism, indigenism, and aliens.

Film essay
Directed and produced by UMD
2023 // 17’ // HD video (color, sound)

Available on Vimeo upon request

Video installation
Produced by UMD with General Expenses
2022 // Projection, crystal tapestry and curtain, seating, booklet

Presented at:
General Expenses, Mexico City, 06.2022

Edited by UMD with texts by Wendy Cabrera and Sandra Rozental with Jesse Lerner  
2022 // 46 pages