The photo series I go through the city and the city goes through me documents Ariel Orozco’s ‘procession’ throughout the city in which he changes clothes with passers-by. In its entirety, the series reads as a from-riches-to-rags story.

Orozco is known for using the city and its inhabitants as a context for his practice, producing complex and challenging works of art with virtually nothing. His work, which is political and social by nature, largely consists of poetic actions and subtle interventions which he documents methodically. According to Orozco, his methodology "has evolved primarily from the inside out. Every moment is a surprise, an accident in which I think of the place that it is rarely studied. In every work I try to explain the nonsense with which inevitably I have to live. I find it very difficult to separate two things: the everyday and my ethics and aesthetics".