AlejandraPrieto

发布日期:2020-05-25   作者:亚洲杯外围   已浏览: 157次

亚洲杯外围ParadoxtraversesAlejandraPrieto’sobjectsandinstallationslikeanuncomfortablefeelingpregnantwithpleasure.Herinvestigationintothehistoricallineageofobjectscoupledwiththechoiceofcoalasthematerialfortheelaborationofhighlypolishedrealisticsculpturesisprovocative.Darkandreflective,herfunctionaliconsofhighdesign,fashionandfurnituresculptedincoalproposeamultitudeofinterpretationsthatobscurethesimpledelightoftheircontemplation.Theyrecalltheroleofsuchhumblebutfundamentalmaterialinthehistoryofindustrialization–andbyadditioninthedevelopmentofthemodernera.Matchingextremelyskilledcraftsmanshipandsophisticationwiththerawestanddirtiestofsubstances,theprocessofmakingpreciousworksofartthatinturnreplicatehighendobjectsofdesiresignalsanotherparadox:diamonds–oneoftheworldspriciestcommodities–arejustpressedcoalundertheforcesofgravityandtime.Furthermoretheartistintegratesherambivalencetowardsthevaluesystemthatgovernsconsumersocietyinthechoiceofobjectstobereplicatedincoal.ATiziolamporachaiselonguebyLeCorbusierturntheintrinsicnatureofsuchcollectors’fetishesintopurecontradiction:coalasanenergysourcewasatthebaseofaneconomysustainedbyhardworkingconditions.ThecoalextractedfromChileanmines,anindustryindisappearancewhilebeenreplacedbyotherenergysourcing,seesitsvaluereinstatedinPrieto’swork.Additionally,thereflectivityofherblackconcavemirrorsandwall-basedpanelsbringstomindtheuseofdarkminerals–obsidianandhematite–intheproductionofmirrorsbytheOlmec,oneoftheoldestoriginalpeopleoftheAmericas.Text©GabrielaSalgado

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