Tag: barcelona

Discourse [41.3777, 2.1416]

Discourse [41.3777, 2.1416]

Ring shaped mirror on grass The idea behind this installation was born with my fascination with the circular unused fountains found in the lake at the Parc d’Espanya Industrial. This ring was adopted as a base for my own structure using the same dimensions of the fountain itself. The structure was then covered with mirror … Continue reading Discourse [41.3777, 2.1416]

Conclusion – New Life

Conclusion – New Life

First I was melancholic, then I was sad, then I found some way to express myself. I was baffled as I didn't understand what I was up to. I called the pieces Untitled and moved on. Making the pieces made me feel in tune with myself and I got inspired and my energy came back. … Continue reading Conclusion – New Life

Coming out of the Dark

Coming out of the Dark

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. In this picture, Coming out of the … Continue reading Coming out of the Dark

Ode to a loved soul

Ode to a loved soul

I can feel your energy My father was my mentor, the one who really shaped my perspective about life, love and all things abstract. He was also a friend who whom I could debate and learn from life's many lessons. He's given me ambition, thought me how to think out of the box and follow … Continue reading Ode to a loved soul

Connecting Energies

Connecting Energies

The second year of my father's passing away is fast approaching. This is bringing a whole new set on unknown emotions to the surface which I am trying to process. Am I feeling melancholic? Am I at peace with his death? I know that I miss him and try to fit his presence in my … Continue reading Connecting Energies

A Visual Poem

A Visual Poem

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. The second year of my father’s passing … Continue reading A Visual Poem

“Art Shopping Paris” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

“Art Shopping Paris” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

Those of you who visited the Louvre, Paris between the 9-10 June, 2012 were in for a treat as the Art Shopping contemporary art fair was also on. These are some photos from my exhibition there.

Visit my next art exhibition: “Art Shopping Paris” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

For those of you who are in Paris, come and see my work exhibited at the Carrousel du Louvre, Paris for a two day only exhibition between the 9-10 June, 2012. I will be exhibiting three artworks about feelings, change and the sea... More in my next post :-) Exhibition information: Entrance €6. Open from … Continue reading Visit my next art exhibition: “Art Shopping Paris” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

New Painting: Energies VI

New Painting: Energies VI

The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change and evolve into something new. This is the final painting … Continue reading New Painting: Energies VI

New Painting: Energies V

New Painting: Energies V

I have been invited to take part in the Kunstart Art Fair 2012 in Bolzano, Italy and was asked to continue working on my Energies series. This is the third painting from this continued series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our … Continue reading New Painting: Energies V

New Painting: Energies IV

New Painting: Energies IV

This is the second painting from this continued Energies series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change … Continue reading New Painting: Energies IV

New Painting: Energies III

I have been invited to take part in the Kunstart Art Fair 2012 in Bolzano, Italy and was asked to continue working on my Energies series. This is the first painting from this continued series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our … Continue reading New Painting: Energies III

New Painting: Energies – New Life

New Painting: Energies – New Life

This set is based on the idea that we are made up of energy, which can take various forms but which is constant and infinite. Our forefathers have long been gone, yet we still carry their physical, temperamental and habitual traits with us in our everyday life.. they make us who we are, and these … Continue reading New Painting: Energies – New Life

New Painting: Energies II

New Painting: Energies II

Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change and evolve into something new. "Energies II" Collage, acrylic and oils on canvas 40 x 40cm

New Painting: Energies I

New Painting: Energies I

Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time.. Our energies do not die, they just evolve into something new. "Energies I" Collage, acrylic and oils on canvas 40 x 40cm — in Barcelona.

Inspiration: Jorge Rodriguez Gerada

Inspiration: Jorge Rodriguez Gerada

One of my favourites.. Jorge Rodriguez Gerada portraits people living in the neighbourhood in a huge scale. The portraits are done on beautiful old walls and drawn in charcoal. The charcoal eventually fades away, thus adding to the ephemeral issue of life in the 'hood. Artist's statement: "In 2002 I moved to Barcelona where I … Continue reading Inspiration: Jorge Rodriguez Gerada

Similarities: A family based in Barcelona

Father and Son Brother and Sister Mother and Daughter This set is called: Similarities: A family based in Barcelona As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and … Continue reading Similarities: A family based in Barcelona

Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid

Rosa and Pilar This set is called: Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed on to their offspring, I focus … Continue reading Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid

Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Two Brothers: John and Frank This set is called: Two Brothers from Malta As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed on to their offspring, I … Continue reading Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

  This set is called: A Mother and Her Daughter As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. A Mother and Her Daughter: Dulce and Clara As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed … Continue reading Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Two Brothers: Pepe and Patro This set is called:Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. Two Brothers: Pepe and Patro smiling   As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents … Continue reading Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

Mother and Son: Encarnación and Ceferino This set is called: A Grandmother and her Son from Ponferrada, León, Spain As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and … Continue reading Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

the Merged photo series: ‘Related II’ a mother and daughter from Scotland

This is new work based on a mother and daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland. _You probably know Jeni, from the Mithing and  Rhizomes and Joy blogs as an intellectual artist and a past subject of my Portraits in the Dark series an collaborator in What Juan Saw When He Looked Into The Bin installation. In this … Continue reading the Merged photo series: ‘Related II’ a mother and daughter from Scotland

Similarities: A family from Barcelona

A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In Continuation with my last post Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter, I studied the similarities between the whole family as a set. The similarities between all is bewitching (as can be seen in the sharp areas of the photos, such as in … Continue reading Similarities: A family from Barcelona

Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter from Barcelona

A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the thinking process behind the Merged series, I investigate methods to show physical similarities and differences between faces in a simple and visual way. Here I study the facial features of a mother and her two children. I … Continue reading Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter from Barcelona

Merged: Related

As an offshoot from my Merged Series, I am creating a new series which is called Related. The basic idea is the same, i.e. merging different faces together, but the concept here is different. This isn't a study on races and where we originally came from, this is shorter term and more direct: the similarities … Continue reading Merged: Related

A Portrait of Jeni

Jeni, a lovely fellow artist from Scotland has stayed at our place in between houses, and just like me is at a crossroads, although for different personal reasons. I have taken a series of photos representing my thoughts of Jeni at the time. This is my selection.

Sabates rebutjades

  For this new project, I collected used and worn out shoes from the Alella community. The shoes were lit up from the interior and then be exhibited at Can Manyé in the wine village of Alella (Catalunya) from the 6th of May. Why shoes?.....Shoes are personal; we choose them to join us in our … Continue reading Sabates rebutjades

What Juan Saw When He Looked Inside the Bin

What Juan Saw When He Looked Inside The Bin Installation,70x70x85 Exhibited at: Untitled BCN as part of the "Stairway To.." group exhibition by: Alexia Medici and Jeni Cumming. What Juan Saw When He Looked Inside the Bin is the result of collaboration between two developing international artists from different artistic backgrounds; Alexia works in graphic … Continue reading What Juan Saw When He Looked Inside the Bin