Carlos Szembek

1 oro- comb. form[Lor-, os mouth] of or relating to the mouth.

2 oro. n. 1: a self-imposed cyclical performance. 2: a random set of oral actions executed for an absurd duration. 3: a shizophrenic response of violation, denial and violence to the secondary epidemic of AIDS signification. 4: the clinical as disorder. 5: a denial of oral functions (pleasure, consumption, articulation, transmission). 6: a cycle to be performed for one year.

Carlos Szembek is presently a MFA candidate at Carnegie Mellon University. His main work currently focuses on bread as both a personal referent and a cultural metaphor. Recently these large-scale breadworks have been exhibited in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Akron and New Orleans.