SEASON IX:  “ORA (bajo el cielo de la boca)”

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Developed in NIROX FOUNDATION (in “THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND World Heritage Site), ”ORA (bajo el cielo de la boca) is an art project on the supernatural relationship between our early oral language and its original context.  The project is formalized in these group of pieces from the study of the Khoisan languages and the sounds of water found in caves and around the remains of camps of our more distant ancestors:

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- River -
Drawing on paper. 12 x 19 cm. 2014

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- Tongue -
Drawing on paper. 14 x 22 cm. 2014

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- Cielo de la boca -
Drawing on paper. 14 x 22 cm. 2014

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- Cave -
Drawing on paper. 16 x 25 cm. 2014

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- Sun -
Porcupine quills on granite stone. Variable size. 2014

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- Standing up between the sun and a megalith -
Performance. Two Videos in loop. Variable size. 2014
( CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO )

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- Yellow font -
Video projection on granite stone pile with water. Variable size. 2014

( CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT IN VIDEO )

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- Bajo el cielo de la boca -
Video projection on human skull and granite stone. Variable size. 2014
( CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT IN VIDEO )
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- Bajo el cielo de la boca (de un leopardo) -
Drawing on paper. 16 x 25 cm. 2014
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- Tooth -
Drawing on paper. 14 x 22 cm. 2014
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- Stone architecture I -
Drawing on paper. 14 x 22 cm. 2014
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- Stone architecture II -
Two drawings on paper. 14 x 11 cm each. 2014

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- Butterfly -
Dead butterfly on a granite stone. Variable size. 2014

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- Cloud -
Drawing on paper. 14 x 22 cm. 2014

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SEASON VIII:

( 2011 –  2014 )
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Developed between  Madrid and The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) of New York, “REPLAY (desde lo muerto)” is an art project focus on the line between death and life. The project is formalized in these group of pieces from a subjective study of animism:

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- A tree and its shadow -
Drawing on paper and light projected on it. 12 x 17 cm. 2013

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- Desde lo muerto (a tree, a human skull, a vulture skull, a hole and a nest) -
Five drawings on paper. 29 x 21 cm each. 2011

 

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- A dead pigeon with its shadow singing -
Stuff pigeon and video projection. Variable size. 2012

PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO DOWN HERE:

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- Some animals playing dead -
Drawings on paper. 29 x 21 cm each. 2011.

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- Lo infinito -
Specific project for Sala 4.  ABC Newspaper.
Spain / 2012

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- Lorca al vacío -
Set and poster design for the theater project “Lorca al Vacío”
Sala La Bacía / Teatro de Cámara Cervantes de Madrid /2012

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- Un mono durmiendo -
Drawing installed over the windows of the library of the CCEJS
Asunción / Paraguay. 7 x 3 m. 2012

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and over the windows of my studio at NIROX FOUNDATION
Johannesburg  / South África, 2014

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- La cabeza de un burro -
Drawing over the floor at the 3RDWAR Center of New York 
4 x 3 m. 2012

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- Buitre vivo mirando buitre muerto -
Two Drawings on paper. 200 x 150 cm each. 2012

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- La mirada de un buitre -
Drawing installed at the entrance of the Museum of Modern Art of Medellín
Colombia. 2012

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- THE VULTURE SHADOW -
Site specific drawing on roofs and walls around the world:
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International Studio & Curatorial Program of New York / USA.  2012

 

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Fontanelle Gallery & Studio Program of Adelaide / South Australia. 2013

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Centre-Museum ARTIUM of Vitoria / Spain. 2013

PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO DOWN HERE:

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Museum of Contemporary art of Genalguacil / Spain. 2014

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Maboneng Precint of Johannesburg / South África. 2014

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Abandoned factory in the harbor of Copenhagen / Denmark. 2012

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Moriarty Gallery of Madrid / Spain. 2011

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SEASON VII:

( 2011 –  2014 )
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Developed in Beijing during my job as a visual designer for the “Red hero” fashion company, “ICHTHYS” is an art project on the Chinese symbol of fortune: the goldfish.  The project is formalized in these group of pieces from the study of money in relation to fishes, and capitalism as a religion:

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- Ichthys IV -
Drawing over the roof of “Side Street Studios”. Cape Town. 20 x 4 m. 2014.

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- Ichthys III-
Drawing printed on paper. 200 x 130 cm. 2013

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- Ichthys II -
Drawing on paper and light projected on it. 21 × 29,7 cm. 2013

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- Ichthys I (Goldfish)  -
Sculpture with a fish tank as a brain and an alive goldfish in it.
120 x 50 cm. Beijing, 2013

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- Ichthys (a red hero) -
Book edited by Angeles Baños, with texts of Óscar Alonso Molina

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- A red hero -
Working as a designer for the Redhero fashion company
Beijing / People’s Republica of China. 2013

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PECERA -
Fish tank installed in a prison window, with an alive piranha in it.
Specific project for La Carcel Contemporary Art Center of Segovia
in Collaboration with La Fabrica Galeria. 2011.

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INTERLUDIOS 

(in between Seasons VI and VII):

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- Dibujando (con agua) sobre Malabo -

Specific project for CREO EN ÁFRICA
In Colaboration with La Fabrica Galeria and AECID
Malabo / Equatorial Guinea 2011

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- Dibujando sobre El Carpio -

Specific project for Scarpia Contemporary Art Festival
Córdoba / Spain 2011
T-shirts with empty brains designed for children to draw in it
Drawing of children made by me over the walls of the Library:
                     

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- Un dibujo animado sobre mi capital -

 Specific project for Santandeuropa 2016 / Spain 2010
(please click on the picture to see the project)

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- 14,4 km -

Specific project for Manifesta 8 Contemporary Biennial.
Murcia / Spain. 2010
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” I invited people to run the shortest distance between Africa and Europe in a race across Murcia city”
(please click on the pictures to see the project)

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SEASON VI:

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Exhibition view at the Beijing Space Gallery in 2010

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- Looking up -
Cartoon self-portrait projected on wood. 3 x 5 m. 2010

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- Shadow hands ( V ) -
Cartoon projected on painting. 13 x 15 cm. 2010.
“the shadow projected moves and sings, but the drawing doesn´t “

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- yes, I´m dead -
Paintings on wood, 27 x 22 cm each. 2010

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- ndi khona -
Mural project with children in Khayelitsha, Cape Town / South Africa  2014

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- The funeral song -
Video in loop. 2010

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- Cuando uno toca la corneta y todos callan -
Drawings on paper. 15 x 21 cm each. 2010 

 

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Season V:

Exhibition view at the DA2 Contemporary Art Museum of Spain in 2010 

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( click on the Catalogue picture )

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- where one sun –
Paintings on wood, 27 x 22 cm each. 2010

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- Shadow hands IV -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm. 2010

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- Shadow hands III -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm

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- Soplando la sombra de una flor -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm
“when she blows, only the shadow moves”

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- A bird in the empty shadow of my brain -
Cartoon projected on wood figure and wall . 300 x 500 cm. 2010
” A big 2D sculpture with its brain cut off is standing up very close to the video projected behind it; The video is a simple landscape with a blue sky and a brown ground; The shadow of the Character is projected on the landscape with the shape of the brain empty; there is a bird trapped, but flying, inside the shape 

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- Cuando un cuadrúpedo sin cabeza en el suelo -
Soloproject for ARTLISBOA. 900 x 300 cm. Lisbon/Portugal. 2010

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Season IV:

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( When air and clouds )

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Exhibition view at  the Moriarty Gallery of Madrid in 2009.

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- Brain…Cloud -
Poor animation consisting in an installation with a candle and a drawing made with charcoal on the wall. Variables size. 2009
” The light of a big candle  projects the shadow of a drawing (that is hanging up from the ceiling) into the head of a big character drawn on the wall; The shape is a brain when its still projected in the head, but as the the light of the candle goes down, the shape goes up to the sky… and then is when the brain becomes a cloud “
Is a 8 hours animation (please click on the picture below)

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- Polar star in the brain-
Video in notebook Din A5. 2009
“The real polar star is brightening inside the brain” 

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- Touching his brain -
Cartoon projected on notebook Din A5. Variable size. 2009

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- blow -
Two synchronized videos in loop proyected on two notebooks Din A5 each. 2009
” two characters proyected each on a small notebook, separated by one meter.  The first character blows, and the air makes the other character´s hair moves, very slowly and peacefully “ 

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- Shadow hands II -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm. 2009

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- Shadow hands I -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm. 2009

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- A tree shadow -
Installation consisting of  a video projection on wall, a charcoal drawing and three cartoons in PDA 7″ size. 3 x 3 m. 2009

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- A flower and its shadow -
Gif.  2009

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- eye -
Specific project the cover of the ABC Newspaper.
Spain / 2009 – 2010

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- cuando aire y nubes -
Drawings on paper, 21 x 29 cm each

 

 

 

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- Encima y debajo de una farola -
photography, drawing and video in a 7″ PDA. 200 x 150 cm. 2009

please click on the picture below to WATCH THE VIDEO

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Season III:

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book edited and published by Cano Estudio in Madrid in 2008
( please click on the picture )

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- Playing with my self -
Drawings on paper.  21 x 29 cm each:

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Season II:   ANIMALIYOS

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Poor cartoons:

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Season I:   PULSIONES

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 Poor animations from my drawings:


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