Founded and directed by Mauricio Aguirre, this contemporary art initiative has a second presence and headquarters in Mexico City.
The exhibition is located in Ground Floor of Santana Lofts Building (Puerto Santa Ana). Enclosed by glass walls that allow it For anyone walking around the area to enjoy business indoorsThe cultural space he founded and managed Mauricio Aguirre From nose draft, celebrate His first year in our city And do it with the opening Oblivion exhibition by Guayaquil artist Denis Navas de la Rosa, sponsored by Ana Rosa Valdez.
I graduated in Higher Technological Institute of Arts of Ecuador (ITAE), with reference to drawing in 2012, Navas worked as a teacher at this study center until 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arts in 2018. Since then, the 32-year-old artist He participated in many national and international group exhibitions..
In this sample, The artist places his visitors in a post-apocalyptic world or a dystopian reality Which produces estrangement due to its elusive nature and uncertain time.
Some of the pieces on display They are dedicated to reinterpreting the places of experiments and memory of the natural sciences, such as laboratories, vaults of curiosity, and museums. Others expand to a deeper record that includes a physical underpinning: The workforce, industrial infrastructure and productive activity They take the place where the dystopian landscapes and contemplative architecture were in the work of Navas.
in a Larger-format panels show factory production scenarios where “parts” of the landscape are made With electronic techniques and manual procedures. The new focus of attention shifts to situations. A strange daily life appears in it, as if coming out of an alternate world. They are not grandiose views, but ordinary personal impressions that allow the artist to guess about the “making” of the landscape, Their meanings and possible metaphors.
His work mainly focuses on Develop images through drawing and coloring, generating various inquiries about the representation and problems of the concept of landscape. landscapes They are not premonitions of a world to come, nor do they predict the future of mankind; are signs that the artist now represents possible worlds, Valdez explains.
The exhibition will remain Until the end of February It can be visited From Monday to Saturday, from 14:30 to 20:30, With free entry.
About the NASAL . project
Project Independent contemporary art, launched by Mauricio Aguirre with a presence in Ecuador and Mexico. Your task is Revitalizing and stimulating contemporary artistic practices Fostering coherent dialogues Consolidation of the Ecuadorean and South American art scene in an international context.
Its main goal is to focus attention on Supporting the work of contemporary artists from South America and promoting cultural causes Through its various venues: Ecuador, Mexico and participation in high-level art fairs in Latin America and the United States. (F)
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