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.

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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 thus allowing the ring to “discourse” with its surroundings.

The installation has an internal as well as an external discourse. The shape of the ring itself is very symbolic and has many significant internal references. An interesting article I found on the symbolism of the circle.

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The external discourse of the ring with its surroundings is also to be taken into consideration.

As mentioned previously, the ring is covered with mirrors. These mirrors reflect the light, trees, people and the general ambient of the park. They bring what is “up there” to the ground – to the soil, grass and fallen leaves. Depending on the sun’s position, the mirrors either contrast with the earth by reflecting the illuminated sky and sun, or they blend in and become practically invisible, camouflaged in the dark.

A third discourse would be with the geographical location itself. The ring has been cut and assembled onsite to create the shape. The cuts are made to represent longitude and latitude lines.

This geographical discourse is reflected in the artwork’s name. The numbers 41.3777, 2.1416 refer to the project’s exact longitude and latitude in the park and the ring includes a marker that marks North.

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The idea is to start a journey with this installation and create new discourses in new locations in other geographical locations, always pointing North.

The ring will be the same, the numbers will change, the discourse will evolve and each location will leave its mark on the ring’s surface.

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Discourse [41.3777, 2.1416] is a site specific installation created for the first public exhibition I have curated called Artist Takeover Vol:1 in the Park. More info about the event available by clicking on this link.

New Exhibition: “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” in New York

My photographs below have been selected to take part in the “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” exhibition in New Yorktimessquare2014The show took place on Thursday, July 24th from 8-9pm and consisted of a collage of see | me’s artists on the billboards of this important landmark.
The billboards are located at 46th St. and Broadway in the heart of NYC.

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Exhibition: “Scope Art Fair”, Miami Beach

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As mentioned in a previous post I was selected to take part in the See | Me booth of the Scope art fair, in Miami Beach, Florida. Obviously this is very exciting and I’m super thrilled to be part of such a show!! (More about Scope). Unfortunately it seems that this time I won’t be getting any photos of my work at the show, but looking at some of the work there is enough to keep me happy :)

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Inauguration Photos: “Creatives Rising”, New York

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Thank you, Ambika Singh (500px.com/AmbikaSingh) for documenting the event with these great photos.

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“What a night for an international gathering of creativity in Long Island City.

This past Saturday evening over 3,000 creatives, artists, and like-minded trend setters gathered in Long Island City to celebrate a digital display of over 5,000 images of artwork from the online, global See.Me campaign #CreativesRising. The images were projected from the roof of the See.Me gallery into Linc LIC, a new 42-story residential building in Long Island City. It was six hours untouched and unrivaled: possibly the largest digital mapping ever attempted in New York, able to be seen from all corners of the city.

The evening was a celebration of creativity with a series of events taking place in and around the See.Me headquarters in Long Island City.  Viewing took place across from Linc LIC, at “The Rockrose Lot” with an assortment of LIC foodies and name New York restaurants selling goodies all evening. The viewing and evening as a whole could not have happened without the generosity of Rockrose Development Corp., an amazing supporter of the arts in New York.

See.Me also opened the doors of it’s gallery, located at 26-19 Jackson Avenue, for up-close viewing of the #creativesrising campaign and live music throughout the evening. Directly next door at 26-15 Jackson Avenue See.Me, in partnership with Contaminate NYC, See.Me presented “The Seeds that Release” by Taxiplasm and Joseph Grazi: an interactive installation where two figures are bound together, enshrined by a dome of web. Audience members were invited to play God to the situation and sever their ties over the course of four hours, evolving the space from an art installation into an all night after-party headlined by DJ Nutritious of Spin Spin NYC.”

(Source: http://art-nerd.com/newyork/creatives-rising)

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New Exhibition: “Creatives Rising” in New York

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A Dance in the Dark has been selected be a part of another international exhibition see | me are producing titled “Creatives Rising” in New York

See.Me presents #CreativesRising
Saturday October 5th, 2013
6pm – Midnight

See | Exhibition Space
26-19 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

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Setting up the exhibition :)

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Exhibition: “The Story of the Creative” in New York

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A selection of my photos have been selected be a part of a special international exhibition See | Me are producing this summer titled “The Story of the Creative” in New York!

I have been invited to exhibit up to three images of my work within the newly installed digital exhibition room of the See | Me Exhibition Space in New York City.
The show opens on Thursday, July 25h and will run through the Tuesday September 10th.

See | Exhibition Space
26-19 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

The photos the judges have chosen are the following:

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Selected for Exhibition: Women in Photography

My photo entitled A Dance for the Future, from the A Dance in the Dark series was selected to form part of the following exhibition:

“An exhibit in Celebration of International Women’s Month, March. Representing and connecting women from around the world from all backgrounds and cultures, working in all areas of life who share the same passion, photography.

The exhibit is sponsored by Women In Focus, a women’s photography Group in Atlanta, Georgia. Curator is Gittel Chase Price, President of Women In Focus and Founder of the Women In Photography LinkedIn Group of more then 29,000 women from all parts of the globe. (Those images denoted with an * are in the top twenty chosen.)”

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For more information please click on the following women in photography competition