There once was a place, in the humidity of the tropical jungle, where a handful of Americans believed to have found the Promise Land.
In our lives we all go through good times and bad times that will be tirelessly repeated. I went through one of these cycles and transformed it into this project. It was my story but very well could be yours.
Once it has reached this point of its journey, the caterpillar gets ready to undergo the profound metamorphosis that will take it from its state of larva to the one of imago, or adult form. Hidden amidst the underbrush, spinning on itself, it has produced a cocoon out of silk thread, that it will use to isolate itself from the outside world. It is then that it all starts to explode.
“Gambaro: The Remains of the Tsunami” focuses on the natural disaster in Japan on March 11, 2011. The Tohoku region, located on the northeast coast, suffered a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that caused a massive tsunami going deep inside 10 kilometers into the coast. The country experienced one of the worst disasters in history, with towns and villages destroyed leaving thousands of people dead or missing.
The series explores the relationship between painting and photography to investigate the mechanisms of visual perception. The frames are part of the work, turning their decorative quality in a functional element for the activation of the parts.
‘University neighbours’ takes place in a particular university setting where I lived during spring time in 2009. I was fascinated by the architecture and also by young people from all over the world, who were enjoying one of the most relevant experiences in their lives.
“A” is an understanding process of the the form in order to firstly delimit it and then to subdue it by exhaustion until it´s emptied. It is an continuos harassment to the volume until it is reduced to a stain.
By definition a vortex it’s a swirling mass typified by natural forces such as the whirlpool, tornado, or cyclone. This essential dynamism involves a rotary motion that derives from or includes a spiral whirling. A Maelstrom is a colossal natural phenomenon composed of irregularities in currents, flows and tides that are capable of generating powerful whirlpools that move forth constantly and rapidly. They are permanent oscillations between creation and destruction.
Ignacio Navas – Tudela, 1989 It all begins two years ago, in 2011, when Ignacio Navas discovers in a photograph of his own baptism the existence of an unknown young woman holding him in her arms. Who is it? What is her name? Seeking to find out who she is and reconstruct his life becomes an obsession that materializes as […]
No one ever told Darío Martínez what he can or cannot do. For him, there are no rules or commands to follow. There are just some basic thrusts that force him, in an unpremeditated way, to “do” things. You can find the means that facilitate his purpose and the acts that push him to the purpose itself. Without being the same ones, they are paths that coincide in the hidden quality of the chopped off heads and the flaming mouths.