animaliyos

an art show based in drawing, sound and animism
consisting of five seasons (starting from the end):
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Epilogue:

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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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Season V:

( 2011 –  2013 )

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- A vulture watching to itself -
Two Drawings printed on paper. 200 x 150 cm each

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- desde lo muerto -
( a tree, a human skull, a vulture skull, a hole and a nest )
Drawings on paper. 29 x 21 cm each

 

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- a dead horse -
Drawing printed on paper. 80 x 60 cm

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

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

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- A dead donkey -
Drawing over the floor at the 3RDWAR Center of New York / USA
4 x 3 m. 2012

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- A vulture watching -
Drawing installed at the entrance of the Modern art Museum of
Medellín/Colombia. 5 x 5 m. 2012

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- A dead pigeon with its shadow singing -
Stuff pigeon and video projection. Variable size. 2012
” I asked a taxidermist from New York to stuff a dead pigeon in dead position; Then I made its shadow move and sing using an animation technique. 

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- The Vulture Shadow ( Over ISCP )  -
International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York. 2012
” I created an installation on the roof of ISCP. The drawing is a black shadow of an imaginary giant bird flying over the building. It will be visible from both Google Maps and Google Earth as soon as each is updated, as well as visible to the many planes that pass over the building on their way to and from LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports “

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- The Vulture Shadow ( Over  Fontanelle ) -
Big drawing on the roof of Fontanelle Gallery & Studio Program
Adelaide / South Australia. 2013

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- The Vulture Shadow ( Over Artium )  -
Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art ARTIUM Vitoria / Spain. 2013

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Video from the Sky :

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- The Vulture Shadow ( on the wall )  -
Abandoned factory in the harbor of Copenhagen. 2012

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- The Vulture Shadow ( in a Gallery )  -
Animated vulture shape projected on the wall of Moriarty Gallery. Madrid / Spain. 2011
” a vulture shadow  projected on the wall, screaming loudly…”

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- The Vulture Shadow ( circling over you ) -
Video installation on Moriarty Gallery ceiling. Madrid, 2011
“a big screen installed on the Gallery ceiling in a way that the viewer must stand right behind it to watch it…and then the vulture is circling around him too”

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Season IV:

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Season made specifically for a Solo Show at Beijing Space Gallery in 2010
Exhibition view

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- Looking up -
Cartoon self-portrait projected on wood. 3 x 5 m. 2010
“The first artwork you can see just right after you get in the exhibition space is this big 2D sculpture with a video animation projected on it; Is s naked character sitting on a mountain,  just moving his eyes looking for something in the sky “

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- Shadow hands V ( Sad hand talking ) -
Cartoon projected on painting. 13 x 15 cm. 2010.

 

“the shadow projected is moving, but the drawing is not…”

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- Paintings of this Season (on wood, 27 x 22 cm each) -

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- Playing the cornet ( the funeral song ) -
Video in loop. 2010

” this is the song that give sense to the whole installation in the Gallery”

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- Drawings of this Season (on paper. 15 x 21 cm) - 

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Season III:

Season made specifically for a Solo Show at DA2 Contemporary Art Center. Spain. 2010 

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( click on the Catalogue picture if you want to buy it )

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- Paintings of the Season (on wood, 27 x 22 cm each) -

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- Shadow hands ( happy hand talking ) -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm
“Its shadow hands are moving and talking”

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- Shadow hands ( a bird over the sky ) -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm
” the shadow of its hands are moving imitating a flying bird “

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

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- A bird into 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 a video that is projected just behind him; 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; and inside that shape there is a bird trapped, but flying”

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- Cuando un cuadrúpedo sin cabeza en el suelo -
Soloproject for ARTLISBOA. 900 x 300 cm. Lisbon/Portugal. 2010
“An episode made specifically for the Lisbon Art Fair Solo Projects curated by Óscar Alonso Molina; I used part of the animaliyos who performed – where one sun – at the Da2 Museum stage”

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Season II:

( When air and clouds )

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Season made specifically for a Solo Show at Moriarty Gallery, Madrid / Spain. 2009

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- Brain / Cloud -
Installation with a candle and a drawing made with charcoal on the wall. Variables size. 2009
” The light of a big candle is projecting a shadow of a drawing (that is hanging up from the ceiling) into the head of a big character drawn on the wall by charcoal; The shape of the drawing becomes a brain when its shadow is projected into his head; The light of the candle is going down very slow, making the shadow goes up, out of the head to the sky. Then the brain becomes a cloud “
Is 8 hours sequence (please click on the picture below)

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- Polar star into 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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- Soplo -
Two videos in loop proyected on two notebooks Din A5 each. 2009
” There are two characters proyected each on a small notebook, separated from each other by one meter.  The first character is breathing, and every time he breaths the air crosses the distance between them and makes the other character´s hair moves slowly and peacefully. But the air that the viewer is feeling  is just in his imagination, because they are just two synchronized videos “ 

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- Shadow hands ( a bird) -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm. 2009

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- Shadow hands ( a dog ) -
Cartoon projected on wood. 27 x 22 cm. 2009

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- A tree shadow -
Video projection on wall, charcoal drawing and three cartoons in PDA 7″ size. 3 x 3 m. 2009

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- Some drawings of the season (on paper, 21 x 29 cm) :

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Season I:

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Season made specifically for a book edited and published by Cano Estudio in Madrid/Spain in 2008

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( just click on it if you want to buy the book )

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Some of the drawings you can find inside :

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pilot episodes:

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( 2006 – 2009 )

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