ANARCHY IN ALL THINGS | MEZCAL EL SILENCIO X DANIEL MARTIN DIAZ
Daniel Martin Diaz pleasantly describes himself as an Anarchist. A mere moment of gazing upon the fine etchings and details of his work will render you completely lost in brilliant chaos and hypnotizing maps. Each piece is a complex symbol in which science and mythology compatibly clash. His work is deeply personal, but it simultaneously narrates the human desire to understand the universe, to map the constellations, and to unpack the physical and metaphysical world in a way that is both esoteric and tangible (and unendingly beautiful).
One entryway into the world of DMD is through his own card game, “Enigma.” Based on the timeless Mexican game of chance, Lotería, his version presents the elements, alchemy, and mystical archetypes as a portal to infinite dimensions and outcomes. We have played the game, concocted our own portal, and presented it for those who dare to flip their reality. Each card is autonomous and potent, but together the deck has an electric potential to decipher what other diversions cannot.
The chosen cards are now available as coasters to place under your mezcal. As you sit, sip and explore the possibilities of the story to come, the cards determine and incite what could be, or a part of who you are that awaits its emergence. From The Beast, to The Crystal, to the Alebrije, one of the 13 cards anticipates your touch. Play with chance and dare to invoke your enigmatic fate.