Pedro Reyes discusses his Disarm music boxes for The Cultural Frontline on BBC Sounds
28 July 2020
On this week's episode of BBC Sounds' The Cultural Frontline, Pedro Reyes discusses his latest body of work to address gun violence and weapons reform – a series of Disarm music boxes, three of which are currently on show in his solo exhibition 'Return to Sender' at Museum Tinguely in Basel. Reyes speaks with reporter Saskia Edwards about the often negative, violent depictions of Mexico in popular culture, and the geographic origin of a large proportion of the country's weapons supplies.
Listen in full here.
Image: Pedro Reyes, Disarm Music Box (Karabiner/Matter) (2020), Brass mechanism and gun parts, 51 x 80 x 52 cm