Feathers stones

Feathers stones


MAVI museo de artes visuales/Visual Arts Museum

Planchas de yeso/cartón, pintura spray, acrílico, cola fría e impermeabilizante
Cuadro A: 46x 124.5 cms, Cuadro B:99 x 124.5 cms, cuadro C: 119×124.5 cms., escalera: 285 x 140 x 112 cms.
Total aproximado: 268 x 140 x 237 cms.

Fotos por Sebastián Mejía


PLANO escalera

Diseño y planimetría desarrollado por BASE



Plasterboards are composed of a plaster core and coated on both sides by cardboard. Usually used in the contemporary construction of partitions and cladding, they are taken out of their original context to create an installation composed by 3 art boards and one volume. The trilogy of paintings portrays in the center an Andean condor flying on a golden background, contained by a rococo style carved plasterboard frame. On both sides, two stone-like paintings, whose forms are driven by the reinterpretation and geometric abstraction at different scales of the open wings of the condor. Light feathers become heavy and massive referring ritual objects to accompany the condor in the takeoff from the earth and its transit through the sky. On the projection of these ideas, the Rococo ornamentation, as used in altars, as well as other symbols linked to mystical and tribal lines such as totems and apachetas (stone mounds constructed by the travelers as offerings to remove misfortunes and to ask health and tranquility in The path of your route) are held. From the ground up to the lower side of the trilogy of paintings, a stepped volume composed of plasterboard elements is built, which, under its vertical composition, reiterated the desire to ascend and connect with other worlds. ASCENSIÓN EN PLUMAS PIEDRAS Y ROCOCÓ seeks to enhance and discover the qualities and material possibilities given by plasterboards, under a laborious manufacture that reveals textures, shadows, low reliefs, volumes and different shades, supported by the interest of apprehending other times, dimensions and mysteries without body or form.